JUST HAD THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY REPLACED ON A ...

  • Tiny
  • Crawfocsit
  • 2001 Lincoln Continental
  • 115,000 miles

Just had the fuel pump assembly replaced on a 2001 Lincoln continental. It died and got towed to our garage - mechanic said it was pulling 0 pressure. Just picked it up and it seems to be running a bit rough idle-wise. Does the computer have to relearn using a new fuel pump? Just curious

Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:09 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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No, there is no relearn for the fuel pump. Check to make sure the tech didn't knock off a vacuum hose or something when working on it.

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:12 AM
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  • rasmataz
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If the battery was disconnected when they replaced the fuel pump the idle air control valve has to relearn the target idle speed-keep driving it till it relearns the idle speed-

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:14 AM
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  • rasmataz
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Bouncing heads there buddy, is it just you and me-too bad we can't tell

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:15 AM
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  • Crawfocsit
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Thanks so much gentlemen. Kind of thought that the idle might need to be re-educated. I'm going to drive it most of tomorrow so if the problem doesn't disappear then my mechanic will see me first thing Monday: -) Specially after what I just got charged for this repair. Youch.
Again thanks for the help - both good ideas.
Craig

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:22 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Hope we helped.

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:30 AM
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  • rasmataz
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No problem, that's what we here for to help-keep us posted

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Saturday, December 15th, 2012 AT 1:42 AM

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