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Replaced fuel pump relay...

Replaced fuel pump relay runs for a few days then back to mechanic

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?

92000 miles no problem starting

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?

2008 dts platium

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your DTS yourself? What have you tried so far?

No a local mechanic

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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12/10/2017
Cadillac Mechanic: ggrote1, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago
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Cadillac Mechanic: ggrote1, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

what does the mechanic to to fix it for a few days just replaces the fuel pump relay ?

are they burning out ?

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Cadillac Mechanic: ggrote1, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

let me know

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
possible...really don't know
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where is the fuel filter located?
Cadillac Mechanic: ggrote1, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

the odds are the relay keeps burning out and 99 % of the time it is due to the terminals the relay plugs into being loose and not making a good connection with the relay terminals

they need to remove the relay and tighten the female terminals in the fuse box that the relay plugs into then install a new relay that will correct 99 % of these that keep burning out fuel pump relays

this car does not use a fuel filter

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
thank you...
Cadillac Mechanic: ggrote1, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

anytime

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