RE: [DML] Please Help - Previous Owner(s) Jury-Rigged Fuel Pump Circuit
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RE: [DML] Please Help - Previous Owner(s) Jury-Rigged Fuel Pump Circuit



Mike, Any auto store would have an inline fuse holder replacement. Solder
and crimp the wires good or you may burn it up also. Normally when this
happens there is a pump or fuel input problem that causes the pump to draw
more current, thus causing the problem.
John Hervey
www.specialtauto.com


  

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mike p
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 10:02 PM
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Subject: [DML] Please Help - Previous Owner(s) Jury-Rigged Fuel Pump Circuit

Hello All, 
  Does anyone know how the 20amp Fuse No. 7, controlling the fuel pump can
be  by-passed to get the engine to start?  Are there any relays that can be
jumpered to bypass a destroyed Fuse position No.7 ?  I may have "disturbed"
a big sleeping problem  in my "car"!
  
  Here is my problem:   I went into the fuse box/wiring/relay area  behind
the passenger seat of my D to check the fuse for the cooling fans.   However
when I took the black plywood cover off the wiring area I noticed the
position for the 20amp Fuse No. 7, controlling the fuel pump, had had a
violent electric blow in the past.  I also noticed a loose wire with a
20amp fuse in the middle of it laying loose in the wiring and fuse box
area.  Not too concerned, I reseated the fuse 5 for the cooling fan
circuit, reconnected the battery, and went to start the car up again.   (The
car had been running no more than 5 minutes earlier.)  But when I  tried to







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