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What Is A Fuel Pump Replacement?

What Is A Fuel Pump Replacement?

Fuel pump replacement is a vital part of your vehicle's maintenance. A fuel pump is responsible for transferring gasoline from your tank to your engine. In other words, it supplies the fuel at a steady pressure to ensure that the engine is running smoothly. There are two types of fuel pumps: mechanical and electronic. Vehicles with carburetors have mechanical pumps, whereas cars with fuel injection systems have electric pumps.   Symptoms of Faulty Fuel Pump The signs of fuel pump failure are similar in both types of pumps, although mechanical and electronic pumps can fail for various reasons. Vehicle jerks or sputters at high speeds You experience a loss in acceleration You lose engine power when driving uphill or carrying heavy loads Your engine surges Your engine will not start If you have experienced any signs of a failing fuel pump above, please bring your car to Sacramento Specialty Auto for a proper diagnosis. We have state-of-the-art tools and experienced techni ... read more