[DML] Re: Fuel Pump
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[DML] Re: Fuel Pump



Even if you could get it to run in reverse and "unstick" the problem,
if it is getting full voltage and it doesn't want to run, it is not a
good, dependable part. It is a mechanical part that does wear out over
time. Figure on ordering one from your favorite Delorean vendor.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jason Rowe" <jonnier@...> wrote:
>
>        Well, I tried jumping the fuel pump and not much luck. It did
a fraction of a turn and stops. 
> It will not keep spinning. I tried it forward and reverse with the
same outcome each time. I can't 
> imagine something that large being lodged inside ( I cleaned my tank
last winter) but you never 
> know. It sounds to me like I'll be investing in a new pump sometime
soon. Thanks to all for the 
> input and advice.
>                                                          Jason #5903
>  
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: John Hervey 
>   To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>   Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2008 12:17 AM
>   Subject: RE: [DML] Fuel Pump
> 
> 
>   Jason, Fuel pump could have sucked up something and stuck the
motor from
>   turning. It's best to take the pump out and hook up a power supply or
>   battery negative wire to the positive post of the pump. Then with
a jumper
>   hooked up to the positive post of the battery or power supply
rapidly tap
>   the jumper to the negative post of the pump. This will act like an
>   electrical impact wrench and it will turn the pump in reverse to
unlodge
>   what ever is keeping it from turning. Then when it starts spinning
just hook
>   the wires up correct and it should be fine. Don't run pumps to
long with out
>   gas in them because gas acts like a lubricant. 
>   If any questions about this call or email.
>   John Hervey
>   www.Deloreanautoparts.com
> 
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of
>   Jason Rowe
>   Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 5:16 PM
>   To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Subject: [DML] Fuel Pump
> 
>   Hi All,
>   It's been a while since I've posted but still lurk. Anyway, my
>   fuel pump seems to have died on
>   me while pulling out of my driveway today. I believe I've checked
everything
>   that I can that has to
>   do with the fuel system but I want to make sure before I break
down and get
>   another fuel pump.
>   1.I've replaced the RPM relay with a new one I had
>   2. Tried jumping the RPM and no sound or fuel ( I disconnected the
line from
>   the filter/distributor
>   to see if anything is coming out)
>   3. Checked the fuse 
>   4. Checked the inertia switch (have the updated one, made sure it
wasn't
>   out)
> 
>   So far everything seems fine but not working still. Is there
anything else
>   I should do/check? 
> 
>   any input would be appreciated. Thanks in
advance...................Jason
>   #5903
> 
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