MY 20 AMP IGNITION FUEL PUMP STARTER FUSE KEEPS ...

  • Tiny
  • tractor_jeff
  • 1998 Chrysler Sebring

My 20 amp ignition fuel pump starter fuse keeps blowing the sylinoid is fine the starter is workign great no corrosion and no shorts in my circuit what else could be wrong.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:38 PM

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  • Tiny
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Shorted fuel pump. Disconnect the pump and see if the fuse still blows

roy

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:39 PM
  • Tiny
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It only blows when i'm driving but not when I start it plus if I disconnect the fuel pump I cant start it anyways cause then there will be no fuel going to the engine and the shut off switch will then engage

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:43 PM
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Ok, that was not stated in your original post.

Check the actual fuel pressure while running.

Roy

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:44 PM
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Okay and what psi should it be while running on average lik 12-14 or something like that sorry for being a pain I was confused is all

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:47 PM
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35-40 lbs, your are not a pain : )

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:48 PM
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Okay and if its over 35-40 or under 35- then what possibly look at the fuel pump itself and change it or maybe the fuel filter

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:51 PM
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No filter. The pressure would be low as the pump struggles to run and draws too much current thus blowing the fuse

Roy

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 11:55 PM
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Okay thank you will do ill email you back in the mornign or sometime soon to let you knwo thanks for the info

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 AT 12:00 AM
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Good luck

Roy

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 AT 12:01 AM

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