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



Before you condemn the pump, check the inertia switch down by the 
service interval counter.  If it is not tripped, find the RPM relay in 
the relay compartment.  It is a black Bosch piece that this about 2 1/2" 
long plugged into a six-position recepticle.  Make a jumper from four 
inches of #12 or 14 wire with two crimp-on 1/4" blade connectors. 
Remove the RPM relay from the recepticle and jumper from the corner 
where the brown wires come in, across to the corner where the 
white/purple wires go out.  The pump should run.  If it does not, leave 
the jumper in and find out why.
Warren at DMC



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. tried to fire her up and no go.
> I inspected to fuses and even though none were burnt I replaced the 
> fuses with some spares I keep so I can rule out dead fuses. I also 
> noticed I wasnt hearing anything come from the fuel tank like the 
> pump pressurizing the lines or anything at all for that matter. 
> 




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