Mechanics

FUEL PUMP

1997 Honda Ballade • 4 cylinder Automatic • 150,000 miles

I have a Honda Ballade 150 luxine automatic and I have changed the fuel pump but it does not seem to pump. Should the fuel pump arm be connected to something in its housing as there doesn't seem to be anything making the arm go up and down in the housing. Thanks
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Adrianj
August 15, 2011.



The mechanical pump is driven by a cam lobe, you may have to take the pump out and look inside with a mirror to help locate the cam, you may have hooked the lever under the cam by mistake.

Mhpautos
Aug 15, 2011.
Mechanical pump on a '97 vehicle? That model is not sold here but there is nothing that new using a mechanical pump.

Wrenchtech
Aug 15, 2011.
As he mentions a fuel pump arm, I only surmise it is a mechanical pump.

Mhpautos
Aug 15, 2011.
Probably referring to fuel gauge float.

Wrenchtech
Aug 15, 2011.
May well be. Well if he responds we may get some further info. We don't have that model here in Aust, so I am not real sure what he is looking at.

Mhpautos
Aug 15, 2011.
If the engine is carburetted, it would use a fuel pump. There are still many such vehicles being sold around the world. Ballade is not a US model.

KHLow2008
Aug 15, 2011.
This car is a Civic sold in Euro markets and it is fuel injected

Wrenchtech
Aug 15, 2011.