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1996 volvo 4.3 and the fuel pump circut trips when i start the boat

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Boat will almost turn over then on the second try i find the fuel pump circut has triped

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Marine Mechanic: Noel Schembri, Marine Technician replied 10 months ago
Noel Schembri
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Hello my name is ***** ***** I will assist you. It seems like the fuel pump is shorted and thus tripping the circuit breaker or else you have a short in the wiring. What you need to do to diagnose is to remove the fuel pump connector from the pump and try to start. If the breaker does not trip then basically you need to replace the pump. If on the otherhand it still trips then the problem is with the wiring and you would need to follow the wiring back and check for any shorts / loose connections .

If you require further assistance let me know.

Noel

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