Your customers could face problems if they don’t keep up with maintenance.
Sediment, rust and debris from the pump can get into the tank and kill the fuel pump.
Let’s start with fuel additives. These are popular do-it-yourself products that can provide various benefits at minimal cost.
Most original equipment electric fuel pumps are mounted inside the fuel tank. Submerging the pump in gasoline quiets the pump and allows the fuel to cool and lubricate the pump. This is very important because most electric fuel pumps spin at high speed (5,000 to 7,000 RPM or higher).
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Some pumps last as long as the car itself but most have to be replaced sooner or later for a variety of reasons. How long should a fuel pump last? The carmakers tell us their original equipment pumps should last at least 150,000 miles or more. Some pumps last as long as the car
A recent Car Car Council survey found that 23 percent of vehicles inspected (nearly one out of four!) had a dirty air filter that was overdue for replacement.
Sometimes a fuel pump will run but not spin fast enough to develop normal fuel pressure. This may cause hard starting and poor engine performance.
The only cure for a dead, leaky or defective injector is to replace it with a new or remanufactured injector.
Most EFI fuel pumps are mounted inside the fuel tank, though some pumps may be mounted outside the tank or be paired with an external pump to push fuel to the engine.