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So I hop in the vette last night to cruise to work... Starts just FINE! Pull right out of the garage! But... I forgot my sun glasses in the house so I go back inside! By the time I come back outside (30 seconds later) the car was off...? Go to start her back up... No go... Push her back into the garage and have to take my beater :(

SOOOO I havent gotten to diagnosing anything yet but I have a hunch that my fuel pump toook a pooper :devil:!

Should I just replace the pump with an OTC unit or should I upgrade and go aftermarket?

Thanks! :buhbye:
 

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I have used both the OE and Airtex with good results. I think Airtex may produce the OE unit and AC-Delco repackages it. (but dont hold me to it) Fuel pump fuse good?? Fuel Pressure?? Fuel pump run at key-up??
 

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Pardon me if this seems too obvious but.... Does the gauge work? I would start by checking things like fuel level, pressure, and relay like mentioned. :thumbsup:
 

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IF YOUR LOOKING TO JUST REPLACE A DEFECTIVE PUMP ILL OUTLINE THE BASIC STEPS

http://forum.grumpysperformance.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=33



first check your shop manual for the fuse and fuse able link locations
fuses are located in several locations and fuse-able links near the battery

read thru these threads and links above also, as theres a good deal more related info in those threads and links
obviously the first step is PROVING its the FUEL PUMP ITSELF THAT NEEDS REPLACEMENT AND NOT A FUSE OR RELAY OR SENSOR SO READ THRU THESE SUB LINKS, and DO A FEW TESTS BEFORE JUST ASSUMING ITS A DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMP
 

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Ive used Walbro in my Toyota Pickup (supercharged) and in my Vette. The ones I have are 255 litres per hr and cost me around 60$ each.
 

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So I hop in the vette last night to cruise to work... Starts just FINE! Pull right out of the garage! But... I forgot my sun glasses in the house so I go back inside! By the time I come back outside (30 seconds later) the car was off...? Go to start her back up... No go... Push her back into the garage and have to take my beater :(

SOOOO I havent gotten to diagnosing anything yet but I have a hunch that my fuel pump toook a pooper :devil:!

Should I just replace the pump with an OTC unit or should I upgrade and go aftermarket?

Thanks! :buhbye:
How many miles are on this fuel pump ?

Add a direct 12volts with a ground to the fuel pump to see if it kick's-on or not

After you check the obvious of course

I'm not going to tell you my "Gas Story" lol
 

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I know man.... AHHHHH it never ends with this thing!!!!! Ive maybe only put 1000 miles on it since the trans.... Now the frigger wont start!!!! AHHHHHH!!!!!!!:huh:
 

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I know man.... AHHHHH it never ends with this thing!!!!! Ive maybe only put 1000 miles on it since the trans.... Now the frigger wont start!!!! AHHHHHH!!!!!!!:huh:

Bro I just went through this with my car

Car started and then died

I began reading all the crap on the internet and nothing,

Then I thought Hey

You need to begin diagnosing this The Old way:nuts:

And sure enough I had it fixed in an hour,

Mann Was I was thrilled to have my car running again


Long story short my wire harness had pulled loose somehow and the fuel pump was not getting enough voltage
 

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I know man.... AHHHHH it never ends with this thing!!!!! Ive maybe only put 1000 miles on it since the trans.... Now the frigger wont start!!!! AHHHHHH!!!!!!!:huh:
It will be OK once you get thru this silly crap. I went thru it on my old 85.:thumbsup:
 
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