Mechanics

FUEL PUMP RELAY

1996 Subaru Legacy

Electrical problem
1996 Subaru Legacy 4 cyl All Wheel Drive Manual 175000 miles

we were recieving no fuel pressure.
Checked the fuel pump relay, no juice coming out.
replaced relay, car started after pressurizing fuel lines.
however, fuel pump relay blew again?
where shoul I focus my attention?
main relay?Fuel pump? Causing relay to blow?
hank You for your assisstance
James
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Jamespagosa
May 9, 2010.



Hi jamespagosa,

Thank you for the donation.

Fuel pump relays do not go bad even if the pump is shorting as the fuse would blow.

If it is confirmed the relay is bad, then most likely the quality of the relay is suspect.

KHLow2008
May 9, 2010.