Fuel Pumps & Lines

Fuel Pumps and Lines

What does the Fuel Pump do exactly?

On newer cars, the fuel pump is usually electric and located in the fuel tank. At the name implies, it simply pumps fuel from your gasoline tank to your engine. The pump creates pressure in the fuel lines that pushes the gasoline to the engine. Unused fuel is returned to the fuel tank. In most cars the fuel pump delivers a constant flow of gasoline to the engine. When the flow becomes less constant, your car starts acting sluggish or just stops acting altogether.

What causes the Fuel Pump to fail?

Fuel pumps can fail for a number of reasons. Most commonly because of contamination, overheating and over time, the gears in your fuel pump wear out.

Is there anything I can do to help?

Try not to run your car on a low gas tank. On most vehicles, 10-15 times the amount of fuel your fuel pump sends to your engine gets sent back to your tank. This help cools down your fuel. By running on a low tank, the fuel in your tank can overheat or even run dry.

So if I need a new one?

Head on over to Auto Kruser's. The guys will fit your car with a name brand pump and send you off for as little money and time spent as possible. Saving you time and money is what Auto Kruser's is all about. Making sure you get the right fuel pump for your car and getting it installed properly the first time are just two more reasons you don’t have to worry when you see the guys at Auto Kruser's.

For expert car care and repair, "Don’t Worry… Call Auto Kruser's!"

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