[DML] Re: Dead fuel pump?
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[DML] Re: Dead fuel pump?



To test the fuel pump try jumping terminals 87 and 30 on the RPM 
relay plug. That should allow you to see if your fuel pump is 
working. When you turn the key to the on position (with the RMP 
relay back in place) you should hear a buzzing sound that last for 
about 1 second. That is the Lambda relay engaging the FV and the 
fuel pump momentarily to charge the system with fuel. If you do not 
hear this sound then perhaps fuse #7 is dead or the lambda relay is 
dead. It could also be your inertia switch which is located by the 
pedals. It has a plunger on it that should be in the closed 
position, if the plunger is open then the fuel pump has been 
disengaged. If all this checks out the next step would be to 
physically check the fuel pump. Jump the RPM relay and check for 
voltage at the pump itself. Sometimes the wiring harness can get 
loose. I have had this happen to me before, it sure is embarrassing!

Look in the photo section under "Miscellaneous" for a diagram on how 
to jump the fuel pump.

Nathan
2277

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "dmcjosh85" <dmcjosh85@...> wrote:
>
> Earlier today I was at the drive thru at the bank, and since the 
> teller was taking her time with the other car ahead of me I 
decided 
> to shut down instead of wasting the gas. well a couple minutes 
> passed and the it came time for me to start up and move up. only 
> problem is, was that the car was cranking and not starting. 
> 
> Confused I pushed the car into a parking spot, and had a family 
> member pick me up and take me home. Thinking it could be a hot 
start 
> problem I decided id return later on and give it a try, also when 
I 
> left I took my battery with me just to charge it up.
> Later I returned with a fully charged battery and a cold engine in 
> the DMC. 




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