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Does a 2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited sedan have a fuel pump

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Does a 2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited sedan have a fuel pump relay?
JA: So many things can cause fuel pump issues. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanics we work with have tons of experience dealing with them. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Have done a new fuel filter n fuel pump today. It squirts gas around the IN side of the filter it will start with starting fluid, but not without.
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Customer: If possible
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
it does its in the attachment
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I don't see anything like #4 under the steering wheel. I replaced fuel pump & filter today. Fuse looks good
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Vehicle starts with starting fluid, but not otherwise
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It squirts fuel at the IN side of the filter
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
does it stay running?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No it stops after ether is gone.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
does it have injector pulse? any codes?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Injector pulse? I hear the pump at key turn, before cranking
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
There is a code for o2 sensor, can't remember specific code
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
pump prims for 2 ta 3 seconds that's normal... injector pulse the computer sends a signal so the injectors squirt fuel on command
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
How do I know if there is injector pulse?
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
you use a automotive tool called a noid light...it plugs into the injector harness...it flashes when your cranking the motor if it has a signal..
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I think I have reached the limit of my expertise and the limits of my tool set. I appreciate your time and help. I think it is mechanic time tomorrow
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
ok best of luck ..hope you can rate my service 5 star
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for your time n effort!
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
You will get an A+ from me. I'm a teacher.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
awesome
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.
Please remember to only rate my service when you are satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you

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