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1996 buick skylark: fuel pump fuse..fusebox..pump wont work

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my son replaced a fuel pump on a 1996 buick skylark. he has no power to the fuel pump fuse in the fusebox. what could be the problem why the pump won't work?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Anthony replied 5 years ago.

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Which engine is in your Buick, 4 or 6 cyl.?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
3.1litre
Expert:  Anthony replied 5 years ago.
Check the 60 amp fuse under the hood in the fuse box for battery power first.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
main fuse has power, but 4 smaller fuses do not
Expert:  Anthony replied 5 years ago.
The ignition switch fuse under the hood has power?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Anthony replied 5 years ago.
You are dealing with a bad ignition switch if the wiring is intact.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
is there no relay in sequence with the pump?
Expert:  Anthony replied 5 years ago.
Yes there is, but it is after the fuses so if the fuses arent hot the switch is bad.
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