WHAT CAUSES THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP TO OVERHEAT IN SLOW MOVING TRAFFIC?

  • Tiny
  • guagua
  • 1981 Subaru GL
  • 290,000 miles

My 4WD GL Wagon runs fine except in stop and go slow moving traffic.
I have noticed that the fuel pump overheats and malfunctions during idle speeds. I've tried a damp cloth to cool it down (when it stops working)
and then it starts working. Is there any other way to solve the problem other than a new pump which will present the same problem?

Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 4:45 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

The only way to finger the fuel pump is by using a fuel pressure tester it would show as sore thumb if its the culprit

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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 6:25 PM

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