Mechanical Fuel Pump Vs. Electric?

Answer Modern electric fuel pumps have several advantages over old-style mechanical pumps, including increased pressure and reliability and even certain safety advantages. They are also an integral part o... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Mechanical Fuel Pump Vs. Electric

How to Replace a Mechanical Fuel Pump With an Electrical Fuel Pump?

The choice between a mechanical or electrical fuel pump is more of a personal preference than a choice between a pump that is better than another. But one thing is true: If you have a high performa... Read More »

How to Test Mechanical Fuel Pump?

Older cars without fuel injection use mechanical fuel pumps that are bolted to the engine blocks. Their simple construction makes them reliable and inexpensive, but they can be misdiagnosed as bad ... Read More »

How to Convert a Mechanical Fuel Pump?

Converting a mechanical fuel pump to an electric design is not difficult if you follow good wiring and installation procedures. The most critical steps of the procedure involve locating the pump aw... Read More »

How to Remove a 350 Mechanical Fuel Pump Rod?

Older Chevrolet 350 cubic inch engines have a mechanical fuel pump installed on the passenger side of the engine. These pumps are connected to the camshaft via a steel rod that is inside the engine... Read More »