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post #1 of 10 Old 08-27-2013, 12:33 AM Thread Starter
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Is there a way to test a fuel pump?

Is there any way to test if a fuel pump is bad/weak without taking it to a shop? 1996 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0

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post #2 of 10 Old 08-27-2013, 06:10 AM
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Go to one of the big box parts stores and they loan out fuel pressure gauges.

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You should hear it when you turn the key on.

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You should hear it when you turn the key on.
How does that tell the OP whether his pump is bad or weak?

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Sorry I usually go in steps. Like power to pump. Filter. Then test pressure. Was trained by my dad he has had machine shops in Florida for years. Lolhe can put his hand on a vehicle and tell you what's wrong. Lol no computers. Wish I could do that

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Sorry I usually go in steps. Like power to pump. Filter. Then test pressure. Was trained by my dad he has had machine shops in Florida for years. Lolhe can put his hand on a vehicle and tell you what's wrong. Lol no computers. Wish I could do that
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Well I guess you're right. Lots of fighting on this forum lol.
Good luck with your jeep I know how much it sucks when they're down.

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What should the fuel pressure be? And whats "OP"?
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What should the fuel pressure be? And whats "OP"?
OP is Original Poster.

I don't know for sure what the specs are on a Grand Cherokee.

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49 psi +/- 5

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