How to Diagnose Mechanical Fuel Pumps?

Answer If your car has a carburetor and isn't fuel injected, in all likelihood it has a mechanical fuel pump. Fuel-injected cars use electrically powered pumps. Mechanical pumps are bolted directly to the... Read More »

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How to Install Mechanical Fuel Pumps?

The fuel system on older vehicles is a simple low-pressure system. At the heart of that system is the mechanical fuel pump. The mechanical fuel pump is a spring-loaded diaphragm fuel pump. It mount... Read More »

How to Diagnose Faulty Fuel Pumps?

For decades, people didn't care much about a fuel pump because, if it self-destructed, you could have a new one installed for less than $100. Today, it's a different story because fuel pumps have b... Read More »

Difference Between Mechanical Water Pumps & Electric?

Mechanical and electric water pumps are two different types of the same automotive component that play a pivotal part in keep an engine running at an acceptable temperature. Engine performance dete... Read More »

The Difference Between Fuel Sending Units & Fuel Pumps?

Fuel systems are fairly simple as a whole; a pump send fuel through the lines, which feed the carburetor or fuel injectors. However, in the midst of that simplicity lay a number of different compon... Read More »