chevy S10 fuel pump not turning on

Asked by Feb 06, 2016 at 03:39 PM about the 1995 Chevrolet S-10

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my 95 Chevy S10 wont start because the fuel pump wont kick on, the pump is new, and its not a relay anyone have any ideas on what it could be??

7 Answers


Wiring, connectors, grounds, double check the fuel pump connector as these are known failures, if that checks good then start checking the wiring from the fuel pump relay to the fuel pump.


See if you have power at the relay. If so see if you have power at the pump. If so, check your grounds for the pump. Is your gas gauge working? If all this checks out, the new pump is most likely defective. HTH. -Jim

The relay is getting power and the fuel pump pumps fuel after I force it to start but it floods


You should not have to force it, then you have the flooding to tend with and that is usually a fuel pressure regulator especially if it is the Vortec engine.


Most likely a bad pump.

Thank you


I have the same issue, but mine is a 2000 Chevy s10 2.2l, the truck was running but the fuel gauge was not, after i replace it now it wont start, fuel gauge works, replaced the connectors, and still doesn't start. Please help!!

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