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Electric Fuel Pump Fix


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Nearly everyone who owns a collectible or classic car that sits for weeks/months between drives has this problem: You have to crank the engine again and again before the mechanical fuel pump gets gas to the carburetor. Sometimes this can lead to overheating of the starter motor and battery rundown. It’s not the best of situations, to say the least.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/08/23/electric-fuel-pump-fix