How to Troubleshoot a Fuel Pump Relay?

Answer If your engine gets sparks to the cylinders but doesn't seem to get any fuel, your fuel pump relay may be bad. To troubleshoot the relay itself, remove it from your vehicle and make a test setup wi... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot the Fuel Pump Relay on a 1996 Kia Sportage?

The relay on a 1996 Kia Sportage is a remotely-controlled switch. Its purpose is to keep the high amperage fuel pump wire out of the cockpit where it is unsafe to operate such high amperage. All hi... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a 1991 S10 Fuel Pump Relay Switch?

A fuel pump relay in a 1991 Chevrolet S-10 acts as a breaker switch, in a way. When there is no power, the switch inside the relay opens up, not permitting power to reach the fuel pump. Once energi... Read More »

How to Test a Fuel Pump Relay?

A fuel pump relay is like any other relay in terms of function. A relay uses a fairly low-power electrical signal to close a circuit that sends power to high-amperage devices like the starter, ele... Read More »

How to Check a Fuel Pump Relay?

Electromechanical fuel pump relays have just a few internal parts that can affect the proper operation of an electric circuit. A small coil and two contact points are the most common components to ... Read More »