Clean the ground up real good, take it off and sand the connection with some sand paper or something. Jump out terminals 85 and 86 again just to see what happens. The ground can corrode behind the termination point--not visible.
The more things you can check as good the better so don't think anything you check is a waste of time--hang in there.
If it turns out to be the pump, then there is something restricting the fuel flow and causing the pump to work harder than it should. Make sure the fuel filter is new and installed correctly--the filter is directional. When the pump is working check the fuel pressure.
If you can run a wire directly off the battery and temporarily hook it up to the gray wire at the pump connector (where you spliced the new connector in)--the gray wire is the pump 12 volt feed wire. See if the pump runs. An electrical test would be better but I don't want to get the kids in more trouble. Lol
Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 AT 1:20 PM