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The fuel pumps on 2005 Volvo Penta 8.1 GI-F will not come on

Customer Question

The fuel pumps on 2005 Volvo Penta 8.1 GI-F will not come on and I do not hear the Beep when turn the ing. switch on. The engine will turn over.
JA: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: I have checked the relays. The Fuel pump relay is not energizing.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: The fuel pump is brand new.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 6 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

Do you have a hand held volt meter so we can check for power in and out of the key switch?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
THE ENG WILL TURN OVER
Expert:  Jason replied 6 months ago.

Turn the key to run, and check the voltage on the purple wire out of the key switch, let me know what you get for voltage.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I WORKING ON IT THAT IS THE SAME PURPLE WIRE THAT COME IN TO THE LARGE CONNECTOR ON THE BACK OF THE ENGINE? IF SO I HAVE 12V
Expert:  Jason replied 6 months ago.

I'm not sure what you are looking at back by the engine, so check it at the key switch and let me know what you show for voltage there.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I HAVE 12V
Expert:  Jason replied 6 months ago.

Have you replaced the fuel pump relay yet?

Expert:  Jason replied 6 months ago.

It looks like you read my reply, are you still with me?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I HAVE 12V
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I HAVE CHANGED TH E RELAY
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
ARE YOU STILL THERE?

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