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Re: New Fuel Pump

Subject: Re: New Fuel Pump
From: Rocky Frisco <>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 11:29:15 -0600 wrote:
> Hmmm.  If the pump was trying to draw current and you saw 12v at the pump
> terminals then the wiring back to the supply is OK and the pump wasn't
> pumping for some other reason.  If the pump is trying to draw currenrt and
> there is a bad connection back towards the supply then you will
> significantly less than 12v at the pump, possibly nothing at all.
> Conclusion?  Your pump will probably go AWOL again.

Thanks, Paul!

I would agree, but the "ifs" weren't satisfied in this case:

I saw 12 volts at the pump terminals with them *disconnected*.

The pump would not work when connected to the terminals, but worked
every time when connected to the battery terminals and is working
reliably connected to the new wires.

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