Replaced fuel pump, drove Jeep a few times in.

Tiny
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  • 1989 JEEP CHEROKEE
  • 204,000 MILES
Replaced fuel pump, drove jeep a few times in town. Now jeep will not start. Fuel pump relay is working fine but pump is not kicking on?
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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:14 AM

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Tiny
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Did you flush the tank when you replaced the pump?

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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:31 AM
Tiny
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No I did not.
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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:38 AM
Tiny
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This may be the reason for the first failure as well as the current failure. Dirt can lock up a pump new or not in a matter of hours.

Consider the tank is over 20 years old and needs to be flushed

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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:41 AM
Tiny
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Makes sense. Iam sure dirt particles could get thru the strainer. Thank you
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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:46 AM
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Good luck

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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 2:47 AM

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