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1996 Chevrolet Blazer Base 2dr

1996 Chevrolet Blazer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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February 4, 2013, 7:00 am

Billy M

Question: why do fuel pump relay points keep sticking?

Have changed relay several times with short lived success. Appears that only one prong is getting too hot. Changed fuel pump 6 months ago. Occasionally, when it is running, all dashboard warning lights come on while all gauges stop working. Loose ground? Where? Thanks.

February 10, 2013, 10:42 am

Ron W
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Have your charging system checked for AC leakage and proper DC voltage output. Burnt contacts indicate high amp draw, so it could just be a defective pump. New doesn't always mean good.

And yes, weak grounds can cause this type of issue as well.

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