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Just changed a fuel pump in a ED Falcon. Started up, idled

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Hi, just changed a fuel pump in a ED Falcon.
Started up, idled fine, then relay under bonnet started making a noise and car shut down.
Waited a while, tried again, car runs for a few seconds, then relay starts making a noise,shuts down again.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  joeplow replied 9 months ago.

Hello, just replace the relay ...the points are going out Thanks Joey

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Joe, thanks I will try tomorrow and let you know how it went
Expert:  joeplow replied 9 months ago.

ok, take care

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Joe, changed relay, same problem
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

I expect the engine controller is going down and that's why the relay is chattering. If the ECM is going down it could be an internal failure or a loss of power or ground.

Do you have a scan tool to see if the ECM loses communication when this happens?

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