CAR WAS CRANKING BUT NOT STARTING

  • Tiny
  • lostcarnut
  • 2001 Chevrolet Tracker
  • 90,000 miles

Car was cranking but not starting. I tunked on the fuel tank and it started. Does this mean the fuel pump is bad or the sending unit or should I replace them both?

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 6:37 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Yep, the pump has a dead spot. Replace the pump.

Roy

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 6:39 PM
  • Tiny
  • lostcarnut
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Just the pump or is it a good practice to change sending unit too

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 6:41 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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You can get just the pump. If the sender is working ok, just do the pump. Otherwise, replace the module assembly

Roy

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 6:42 PM
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Module assembly? Thats everything in a kit?

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 6:50 PM
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Whats the module assembly

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Sunday, December 16th, 2012 AT 7:12 PM

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