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Hello, I'm Cam. Please include all the details about your issue so I can accurately advise you. I cannot see your vehicle so please be detailed.
In almost all cases that is correct, the failing pump or restricted system due to a plugged inernal filter.
When it is restricted, it slows the pump down which in an electric motor pulls more amps causing the fuse to pop.
the fuse blew and was stranded in the road .....was sitting idle at a traffic light
IT will blow at any time the amps get high enough, I would make sure the wiring to the tank is not compromised.
This possibly is a cause of a bad tank of fuel that is plugging the system filter, do you get your fuel in a reputable busy fuel station
everything check out the amps and wiring were ok......going on a trip do i need to be concerned?
To be honest I would be. Tell me, when it stalled, what level was the fuel in the tank?
it was about a half a tank..
Ok, one other factor is the fuel level. The fuel acts as a coolant, however at half a tank, the pump should be covered enough for proper cooling.
This means that your pump may be on the way out.
I would keep some extra fuses and fuel up often to keep the level well above half.
thanks Cam got extra fuses but think i will replace.......
I would, then you have peace of mind.
AS a maintenance item, with each oil chance, put in a bottle of fuel additive.
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