The failure recurred and the vehicle was towed to the dealer. Yes: Go to next numbered step No: Perform the 2. Once I swapped them out with a new one 10 bucks the fuel pump primed up and the truck started right up Thanks for the help guys and I hope what i've said can help some of you too. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. Great fit, efficient performance, and robust style are the defining characteristics of Airtex's original equipment equivalent fuel pump. It is my wife's car.
Thank you for your help Click to expand. I had the vehicle towed to the dealership where they told me that the problem might be the fuel pump, but they didn't seem too sure about it, which worried me to the point that I have decided not to have it repaired at this time. Check battery date and replace with new battery just in case. Yes: If desired perform the No: Go to next numbered step 3. This problem is all over the internet with this particular make and model - why was there no recall?. It should be onder the hood on the inside fender. It would go up and down , then it would go to below empty.
This new fuel pump is ideal for your restoration needs at an affordable price. Fixed my problem Okay guys, I asked for some basic info that I found on my own and think can help some of you out that don't have the simple information that I found extremely helpful. The vehicle has been taken to the dealership four times. I drove it home, went to move the truck to another spot and bam it just wouldn't start. The fuel pump was replaced. Ford needs to do something.
There are numerous other components spliced into the wire going to the ground. Is it the one shown below? You should hear a muffled whirring noise. Anyone know anywhere else to look?? They have also informed us that there are other Explorer in the state of Colorado that have the same problem. It is located behind the carpet at the left foot side of the passenger seat. The technician advised that they would perform extensive diagnostic testing on the vehicle. I'm just amazed at how many complaints there are about this problem from other buyers and it still isn't considerated a recall. How do I know which is contact 5? Also, to throw another curve ball in there - I have a 95 explorer.
The vehicle has stalled a total of five times. The owners manual shows to disconnect the battery before servicing anything in the. Any info that would allow me to start tracking it down would be appreciated. This could be dangerous if it occurred while driving on freeway. AutoTrust Platinum supplies a growing selection of affordable fuel system components! This time I wasn't even driving it happened after restarting my car when they finished pumping my gas. Bad fuel pump or relay or could be anything else, could be the fuel pump inertia switch or bad electrical connection of some fuel presure sender or loose wire or bad computer. Try starting and giving it some gas.
This leads me to believe the injectors also aren't working. The old trucks had a grand strap right from the pump and metal tank to the chassey. Mine is 1998, but might be the same. I listen for the fuel pump and nothing. Fuel pumps go bad after about 120 000 miles usually- no sweat to change-get the tank as empty as possible-the lines can be a bit of a hassle to separate- but there is a simple and relatively inexpensive tool available at any auto parts store for that. Can I run a ground from the fram right to the fuel pump? Buy now and replace that failed original part! Yes it is looks like the connector in your pic , only mine runs right on top of the rail to the tank and the harness from the new pump unit pluges right in to it. Yes, you can run a chassis ground wire directly to the fuel pump black wire.
I believe this is caused by a defective fuel tank. I noticed when I turn the key to the on position I do not hear the fuel pump come on, but if I hold my finger on the relay while switching the ignition on I do feel the relay click and I even switched it with the working horn relay and the horn still worked. If so then the problem is from the connector to the pump or from the pump to the chassis ground. I checked the cam position sensor and it seemed to be good but the book said one of the wires going to it should have 1. If the button on top is popped up and you.
The vehicle was not repaired. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. I think I said that I hooked the old fuel pump directly up to a battery and it still worked so I guess what ever was going on with the old pump is now going on with the new one. So I guess Im not getting enough power to run the pump. Don't bother fooling with the fuel filter- change the pump and be on your way.