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Ted's Auto Sales

4021 66th Street N.
Directions St. Petersburg, FL 33709

  • Sales: (727) 381-0038
  • OFFICE: (727) 381-0038

One Easy Tip to Protect Your Fuel Pump

Fill it up!

 

One very simple tip to keep in mind for protecting your fuel pump will have you kicking yourself, keep your fuel tank over a quarter full! This is super simple and can save you hundreds of dollars. Replacing a fuel pump costs between $600-1,000, and by keeping your tank fuller can prevent premature failure. This is important because a fuel pump should last around 100,000 miles.

Do I really need to keep my tank full?

 

Yes! Keeping a fuller tank is good for your fuel pump.

  • Keeps operating temperature of your fuel pump safe
  • Efficiency of your fuel pump is increased
  • Maintains even wear of your fuel pump

How to tell if you have a fuel pump issue

 

  • Your car isn't starting easily. There may not be enough fuel getting to the engine.
  • Seeing lower fuel efficiency. There may be a failing valve in the fuel pump.
  • Engine is overheating. Your engine might be working overtime to pull fuel.

Have you seen any of these symptoms in your vehicle? Schedule an inspection at our service center here in St. Petersburg, FL.

Categories: Service
Tags: Maintenance

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