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Unread 02-18-2010, 05:17 PM   #1
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fuel pump ballist resistor bypass relay

i have a 93 jeep cherokee country 4.0 litre and the fuel pump ballist resistor bypass relay is shot. can i connect direct or will it cause damage to the fuel pump. or can i put a 1.2 ohm one in or will it hurt the pump. need answer as quick as possible as this is our only vehicle.

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Unread 02-18-2010, 05:21 PM   #2
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Bypassing the resistor on a temporary basis should not be cause for concern. Later models don't have them in the first place.
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Unread 02-18-2010, 05:51 PM   #3
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Just bypass it. My '94 Country does not even have one. From '94 or so on they just run at full voltage all the time.
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Unread 02-18-2010, 06:12 PM   #4
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The only drawback to bypassing it will be a little more noise from the fuel pump.
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