Fill the fuel tank with about two gallons of fuel before attempting to start the vehicle. This can make the cranking of the engine last longer than normal. The right fuel tank lobe holds the fuel level sender, fuel filter and the fuel pump. As i hit the start button it wants to start initially and then nothing, eventually tapped the petrol and it started. Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible. Drives and idles fine once its going.
Listen for the fuel pump to actuate. Step 5: Install a nine volt battery saver into your cigarette lighter. All parts are in great condition. Reconnect the electrical connector and fuel line, then install the siphon hose, be sure it is seated corrected on the holder. If you hear no humming from the fuel pump but the car eventually starts and runs fine, then the fuel pump relay has failed.
I'll have a look to see if i can find it too. Protect your eyes, hands and body from fluids, dust and debris while working on your vehicle. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. A Protected circuits F1 15 up to 09. Monitor how long the start will be engaged for during the cranking period. Once you are sure that the fuel pump is operating normally, fill the remainder of the fuel tank and check for leaks. Step 2: Put on the fuse box cover.
Not the hole it goes into for installing. Insert the new pump into the tank in reverse steps of removal. Step 7: Locate the fuse box in the engine compartment. Also, listen to the fuel pump relay for any buzzing or clicking noise. A faulty fuel pump can cause poor engine performance and hard starting problems. Figure 13 You will be replacing the entire unit red arrow as the parts are not serviceable separately. Turn the key on again and listen for the fuel pump relay to buzz or click.
Other fuse boxes are held on with clips. Install the relay into the fuse box the same way the old relay was removed. This photo shows where the catch will be. You will need a wiring diagram from a repair manual. This equalizes the amount of fuel in the siphon unit. It is important the tank is empty for this procedure to prevent fuel spill and contact with your skin.
Why would the fuel flow normally once the engine is running but not when starting? Do not over tighten them for they will strip out. When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. Listen for the fuel pump to activate. Questions or want to add to the article? August 27, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: We do not have a video for that topic. Step 3: Turn the ignition key on. Once the hose has bottomed out, pump fuel out of the fuel tank into a suitable storage container. Have all body, interior, suspension, engine, gearbox and electrical parts available.
The location can be different, however, in some other cars. Be sure you have enough to room to work with both hands and reach inside the fuel tank. Anyone had the same problem? Pelican Parts is not associated with Porsche Cars North America in any manner, except for a mutual appreciation and love of the cars. Turn off the ignition after the fuel pump stops making noise. There is one fuel level sender, located in the right side of the tank mounted to the bottom of tank. If your engine light comes on after replacing the fuel pump relay, then there may be further diagnosis of the needed or even a possible.
Step 4: Turn the key to start and start up the engine. Step 2: Monitor the dash for any engine lights. Otherwise the fuel in the tank will spill when it is removed. Ok so I think my fuel filter is on its way out. Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only. If you are unsure of the amount of fuel in your tank, you can monitor the fuel level via the fuel level sender units.
Lift the pump up once inside the tank and align the slot blue arrow on the pump with the mount in the tank. Working outdoors is a good choice. Step 9: Remove the fuel pump relay from the fuse box. Fuel and fuel vapors are highly combustible. Once aligned, press the fuel pump down until catch located at front engages. Be sure that the O-ring is properly installed in the fuel tank before installing the fuel pump.