fuel pump

Asked by May 07, 2017 at 07:23 AM about the 1985 Ford Bronco XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My bronco will run spraying starting fluid through
breather but not by itself. I just got it and know
nothing about them. Would it be fuel pump if so
where is it located and how many does it have. Its
a 1985.

4 Answers

145

1, one, in the fuel tank

74,725

Yes, this is a good indication of a bad fuel pump. What size is this engine so I can tell you the location of the fuel pump.

2,785

You'll probably find a lot of rust , and replacement of many of the lines , shop on line , and don't run the new pump with low fuel make sure it's swimming , check for a good ground at the pump first before you tear it all apart , enjoy .

A simple test is to listen for your fuel pump to energize the moment you turn the key on. If it runs, you may have a clogged fuel filter preventing fuel getting to the fuel pressure regulator. Also a good visual inspection of all fuel lines from tank to engine is in order here. Last thing, locate your fuel rails on engine, there is a schrader fitting. you can momentarily pop the valve to see if any pressure. Watch your eyes! Good luck

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