This has been a solution from everything from no starting to transmission shifting issues when working in the 1997. This test result confirms that the relay is defective and needs to be replaced. On '97s, when the switch goes, the engine will not fire at all. Make sure you get the information you are looking for. Answer In the glove box behind a plastic panel. Anyway back to this guys question.
But there is a relay. Do I need to purchase anything else? Like fused 12 power to to and check it for switchig 12 volts to gray fuel pump run wire. I pull live problem vehicles directly into my classroom and we troubleshoot them in real time, using and applying the theory and testing procedures we learn during the classroom lectures. You may be a professional that intends to look for recommendations or resolve existing issues. I wouldn't argue with you, and I wouldn't argue with my son who is older than you. Is it located in the glove box or somewhere else? I have replaced it a couple of times already. Now I'm on the search for the end of this ground wire to make sure nothing else is connected with it, and wouldnt you know it seems to never end :- Anybody want to save me some time and tell me if they have already located there location of the fuel pump relay coil ground? Nov 26, 2010 fuel filter? This is the correct and expected test result and tells you that the relay is functioning correctly.
This included 4 wires, two grounds and power to the fuel pump and power to the fuel gauge. I am having some problems with my 97 Blazer maybe you can help me diagnose: 1 About 50% of the time it will start normal and strong and the rest of the time it will take a while to kick over 3 turns or so. It also seems like there is no signal going to the injectors either. Is it possible that the I mixed the two grounds up or is something else causing this? The problem above is a pump or relay problem. May 15, 2011 Hello: The fuel pump relay is in the under hood fuse box, The location should be printed on the underside of the fuse box cover. On '97s, when the switch goes, the engine will not fire at all.
It may be on the firewall next to your master cylinder. You will find page for page lectures taken right from my book as well as exclusive classroom type case studies. The Fuel Control Relay is the left relay and The Fuel Pump Relay is the right. I have helped many people with this, so don't come in here and think you can lecture me on what the symptoms are. The thing to do is call an auto parts store and ask what the price is for a pump, once you know that, then you can call around to shops in your area and get there price or labor rates, and that will give you an idea what it will cost.
Worst case scenario, Its the whole pump unit sending unit and all or the simplest, Check the ground wire on top of the chasis,on drivers side near the filler tube. Another thing that bothers me is the volt meter only reads about 12. I was told to buy a delphi fuel pump if I was going to replace it myself but I am not sure exactly what to buy. To test these relays, swap them and then try to sta … rt the vehicle, or blow the horn. Now the fuel pump relay keeps burning up on me. What brand wiring diagrams are you using? We were told it was for sure the fuel pump on my 97 Chevy Blazer.
The ignition switch going bad does not lead to a dead engine. Hopefully you have power and you hear the fuel pump run. It appeared to be a soft code that tripped a sensor in the transmission. The oil pressure is not going to fix it. If engine still runs the oil pressure switch is working ok.
The fuel pump is the one closest to the drivers side. There is no 12volt signal coming when the key is in the crank or run position at the relay to energize the relay. Ok yeah I'll give you that Electrical work can be tricky and quite dangerous at times. Its best to have the battery cable disconnected and ground the current properly. The box should be on the drivers side under the hood.
Anyway back to this guys question. And has good fused power to it and turn on signal from computer. You might originate from an online search engine, then discover this internet site. I have installed a temp. And also replace the fuel filter there are no other reasons why a fuel pump would just fail , if you have any more questions on the proper installation procedures contact the vendor of the fuel pump you purchased they will pretty much tell you the exact same thing I have stated here.
This picture has been added by Alice Ferreira tagged in category field. I sure hope that helps you out johnholley. Not all have them in the glove compartment 1995-98 S10 … series fuel pump relay is located in the glove compartment. Is it possible that these pumps are defective ab initio from the manufacturers? The repairsurge site is There are many other courses you could get so take your pick but definately do your research before you start messing with the wiring harness. After I replace the fuel pump, the truck runs great for about a wekk, then the check engine light comes, then about a week later, the engine dies and I have no fuel pressure and no power to the pump. Also check the fuse for the fuel pump 20amp in the same fuse box.