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Fuel Pump Repair
Every sort of vehicle relies on a fuel pump to pass fuel to the engine. If this has a problem, or it isn’t working correctly then the vehicles engine will be starved of fuel and will in most cases stop working.
This can happen anywhere, but one of the most common places in Orlando FL where it could happen is when the vehicle is going up a hill. This is the first sign, and in many cases it is best to call Mobile Mechanic of Orlando because the result will be the fuel pump stops working altogether.
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Other Fuel Pump Symptoms
Here are some other symptoms you might encounter when you have a vehicle fuel pump problem.
- The motor is running and you can hear a clicking sound. This indicates the fuel pump is running but no fuel is able to pass through it.
- Vehicles that are usually good on fuel consumption start to use more fuel and the tank needs filling more often.
- The vehicle is cruising along around 50mph and juddering and spluttering starts. This can be one of the first signs of a fuel pump Fuel is being pumped but not fast enough to feed the engine.
Over the years, our mobile mechanics have fixed hundreds of fuel pumps and related problems. One of the first problems our vehicle technicians is a fuel filter problem. This can cause the same symptoms, and it can be something that causes a pump to run dry for an extended period and then start to wear.
What to do with a fuel pump problem?
If you have any of the symptoms mentioned, you should refrain from driving your vehicle immediately. This not only prevents a vehicle from breaking down in the most inconvenient place, but also on the grounds of safety. When a vehicle is running, there are many components that are powered by the engine. Power steering being one and some braking systems in another.
Because Mobile Mechanic of Orlando can come you with our 24/7 365 mobile vehicle repair, there is no need for you to try to get to another location. You can pull over, give our Orlando FL office a call and one of our vehicle mechanics will be with you in the shortest possible time.
A fuel pump is only a small item and can usually last for a very long time, but when they decide they are going to cause problems, there is not much you can do to give them a new lease of life.