Toyota Fuel Pump Problems
Below are answers to frequently asked questions that Experts have answered.
How to free a Toyota fuel pump on a 2006 Corolla 1.8 which is stuck half way out?Presuming that the ring has been removed, the best thing to do to release the pump is to swing it from side to side to loosen it.
What is the difference between a Toyota fuel pump relay and a circuit opening relay on a 1989 Celica ST?The circuit opening relay is the one that turns the fuel pump on and off. The fuel pump relay, or speed control relay, bypasses the resistor to give the fuel pump a high and low operating speed. The Toyota fuel pump relay is mounted under the hood at the center of the firewall. The circuit opening relay is mounted by the ECU behind the middle of the dashboard.
Can a 1998 Toyota Tacoma be jump started to check if the fuel pump is defective?Try shorting the Toyota fuel pump relay by removing it and a jumper wire used to give power to the light blue wire. The pump should start to run, if so then the pump is okay. With the key in the ON position for 2 seconds, check for power to the white and red wires, if there is no power, the problem is not with the pump or relay but with the power supply.
What is the procedure for removing the Toyota fuel pump on a 2005 Corolla XRS?There is a special tool available to remove the retainer ring that can be rented from Autozone, but most mechanics do not use it. Large channel locks can be used to unscrew the ring or a blunt end punch and hammer can hit the ring at an angle between the ribs to loosen it enough to unscrew it by hand. Click here for detailed direction on how to replace the fuel pump.
How can the fuel pressure be checked on a 1991 Toyota pickup to see if the Toyota fuel pump is working properly?To check the flow from the Toyota fuel pump remove the fuel line going to the cold start injector and place the end into a plastic bottle or other suitable container to catch the fuel that will come out. Crank the vehicle or open the Mass Air Flow Meter to power up the fuel pump. The fuel should be gushing out of the pipe, use caution around electrical connections. If not, there is a problem with the pump or a restriction in a fuel pipe.
A defective Toyota fuel pump can make a car nonfunctional. Because the problems with the pump could be either mechanical or electrical, they are often difficult to diagnose even for professional mechanics. The safest way to deal with Toyota fuel pump problems is to get the insights of Experts.