a-mechanical-fuel-pump Car Components Fuel Systems 

How to Check a mechanical fuel pump

If a car stops and has not run out of petrol, check whether there is petrol in the carburettor. If there is not, there is a fault in the fuel system. Disconnect the fuel line to the carburettor, slipping a plastic bag over the end of the line as you do so to catch any fuel inside. Secure the bag with a rubber band, then turn the engine over with the starter. An electric motor which uses a geardrive to crank (start) the engine. If the fuel is ejected, there…

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