From there you have to loosen the 6 bolts that hook up the front of the supercharger to the back. The gauge moves much more slowly than the sender position would suggest. It could be a few things. Readers have told me they can't find this company any longer. Increasing pressure on gas pedal at 30mph yields no response from car. My simple way of releasing the pressure is to pull the relay for the fuel pump while the car is running.
I think the instrument panel needle moves slowly so it isn't constantly wiggling as the fuel splashes around in the tank. We might try to run it to the daytime lights since those never go off. Here are some basic questions:Is your coolant level low? From all the pushing and forcing, I had ripped the old gasket. I ended up with my neck in knots for a few days. The new sender has the same problem! The parts look similar but they aren't exactly the same. Edit: I also just realized that if you're not taking it to a dealer there is a revised fuel sending unit assembly out for your car. Feb 18, 2011 The fuel filter may be under the car , it is located near the passenger seating area under the vehicle or it may be on the driver side near the seating area, if you still can not locate the filter, you can locate the fuel by tracing the fuel lines foeard and you should be able to locate the fuel filter.
To access it you need to pull up the carpet in the trunk just beneath the back seats to get to the access panel. The last two instances, the vehicle had to be towed. If fuel is good then it's possibly ignition. I've pulled out what I need to, just want to make sure I bend the proper one. The object is to prevent his relay from energizing. New everything, perfect plugs, easy wiring, slips right in.
With vaccum dis-connected it should read around at least 52 psi. My step dad and nearly everybody else assumed it was the fuel pump and that was changed no more than 2 months prior, and maybe it wasnt getting enough pressure. If you have an access panel, it should be an hour or less job with common hand tools. I failed to take pictures when I did this. Has anyone else had a similar problem or any suggestions? I swapped the plugs and put the original in the new connector. Don't lower it to far or you will snap the lines off.
Before you start This was a hard repair. The dealer reprogrammed the ecm and replaced the fuel pump on July 22, 2011. Hard to diagnose problem per mechanic. They also come with a lifetime warranty. Look at the old sender's clip. The fix requires relocating new resister on firewall.
It is such a tight fit and you're doing all this while reaching through the back seat of the car. But once you jack the vehicle up, you should be able to see it. This car gets driven to work everyday. Make sure you open the gas cap and disconnect the battery to depresurise the fuel. You will also need to disconnect the electrical connection at the pump.
Here is an easy method to bypass the fuel pump resistor which puts the fuel pump in the high speed mode which is done at Relay 18, fuel pump speed control relay located at the engine compartment fuse box. It was between the 2 lower gray blocks. There is also a fuel pump relay involved. The fuel pump relay and fuel pump speed control relay. Try to not… Look under vehicle along frame rail - follow the fuel line from the tank The Fuel filter is located near the rear of the car. In the picture below, relay 19 has already been pulled.
So before you put the pump back in, do a simple test and make sure the sender arm falls freely. I moved float by hand and watched the gauge. Luxurious and elegant cars such as the well-appointed Buick Regal are intended to be used gently and also maintained well. The lattice keeps the bag open. Drain the… Disconnect the battery.