Your fuel pump is an essential part of your fuel delivery system. It is responsible for getting the fuel from you gas tank, to where it is combusted, propelling your car forward. By learning how to test a fuel pump, you’ll be able to know the signs and symptoms of a faulty fuel pump.
The fuel pump regulates and pushes fuel from the gas tank to the motor of the car. Therefore, if you have a problem with your fuel pump not taking care of it fast enough will lead to your car having to sit out on the sidelines. Lucky for you fuel pumps don’t just stop working out of nowhere. Other than the most obvious symptom of your car not running you should know some true warning signs of a bad fuel pump. It is important to realize that while many of the symptoms I am about to give are good warning signs of fuel pump failure, they could also be indicators of other problems within the fuel system and possibly even problems caused by parts outside of the fuel system. So what are some signs to look out for?