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Old 11-10-2015, 11:25 PM   #11
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Thanks, Mike. Tried hitting tank as you suggested and nothing. It does however sound like I hear a buzz from the pump. I am not assuming it is working by hearing the buzz sound.

What I also did was check for voltage at the pump (while plugged in, and a helper cranking engine) and got just over 11 volts. This tells me the relay should be fine (or I am assuming here).

To help rule out the fuel filter I decided I might as well replace it, as it is fairly inexpensive (last replaced 12k miles ago) I took off the fuel filter and was able to tell that it wasn't clogged. I also started the car while trying to catch gasoline with the filter connected to the upstream line and disconnected from the downstream line. No fuel coming out.

I feel by doing the above leads to the fuel pump, however, I wanted to post this for any last feedback before replacing the pump (it is already ordered, RockAuto, and will be here Thursday).
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HIGHLY unlikely its the filter. Clogged filters only usually give performance issues.

But based on the age and mileage of the car, it would be a best guess its the fuel pump.
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HIGHLY unlikely its the filter. Clogged filters only usually give performance issues.

But based on the age and mileage of the car, it would be a best guess its the fuel pump.
Fuel pump went out on my SSEi at 220k miles. Started a little slower than normal, about one month later would not start at all in a parking lot.
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Yes, make sure you test for power at the harness outside the fuel tank....disconnect harness, and attach a test light to the fuel pump circuit, terminals B and C........turn key to on....will light for 2 seconds....crank vehicle, will be on steady......if it does, you need a new pump.....access to the pump and harness connector is in your trunk.....


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All, thanks for the help on this thing, I have had the car running for about 2 weeks now by replacing the fuel pump. I ordered the ACDelco fuel pump from RockAuto (strainer build in). Replaced it and everything worked (there are other issues, but I will start a new thread on those).

Thanks for all the help, and I hope this thread helps others in the future.
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