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I have a Facet 40406, 12 V, fuel pump. With the engine not

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I have a Facet 40406, 12 V, fuel pump. With the engine not running I apply electoral power to the pump and I hear it running. However, there is no rise in fuel pressure or flow. Is this normal?
JA: How many miles are on the vehicle? And when was it last serviced?
Customer: Brand new pump. I am the mechanic who installed it.
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: Rotex 912UAL engine - no car.
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Snow machine. The old pump failed electrally.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 month ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

electric pumps do not store pressure

maybe a 1 lb, it bleeds off if there is no gas in use

it shuts it self off to a low tick,where it is running but no pressure

when fuel volume is need it kicks in and fills the filter and line

I hope this helped you

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