Originally Posted by aglinks
So I just replaced my fuel pump and filter on the jeep and took it for a test run. It did great driving into and around globe, but coming up the mountain to go home it cut out again near the top of the mountain. Every time it choked I could hear like a clicking coming from near the dash and firewall area...any ideas?
A few ideas;
1) When it dies, have you tried pulling a spark plug wire and checking for juice? You should be able to arc to ground while cranking if the ignition is working.
2) Is there a relay that powers the pump? Clicking sound could be a fried relay or bad power lead.
3) Do you have a safety switch (cuts power to pump and/or ignition when oil pressure drops too low)? I've seen them do some strange stuff when they go bad (initially becomes apparent when they get hot).
4) You may also want to look into a pump like this;
Probably use pump option #2... with return line and no regulator (your TBI should regulate internally). Only thing I don't like is the plastic float (easy to swap in a brass float... for the price, you'd think Novak build them that way).