Fuel pump

Asked by Dec 28, 2016 at 04:21 PM about the 1992 Honda Accord EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The fuel pump will not kick on but you can
beat on the bottom of the tank and it will
kick on.what would cause this?

1 Answer

3,595

Either a loose connection or a gummed-up or mechanically failing pump would cause this. I would start by wiggling the wires and connectors first while someone else holds the key on, if that doesn't correct it, remove and replace the pump. More than likely the pump is shot though.

Your Answer

Honda Accord Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,220
  • #2
    JP1956
    Reputation
    1,710
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
88 Great Deals out of 2,271 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
296 Great Deals out of 3,192 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord Coupe
13 Great Deals out of 335 listings starting at $3,488
Used Nissan Altima
85 Great Deals out of 1,419 listings starting at $1,785
Used Toyota Corolla
242 Great Deals out of 4,002 listings starting at $1,840
Used Nissan Maxima
32 Great Deals out of 364 listings starting at $2,450
Used Hyundai Sonata
45 Great Deals out of 1,402 listings starting at $1,490
Used BMW 3 Series
153 Great Deals out of 1,784 listings starting at $2,990
Used Ford Mustang
10 Great Deals out of 1,030 listings starting at $4,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 162 listings starting at $23,331
2016 Honda Accord For Sale
34 listings starting at $19,495
2015 Honda Accord For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 73 listings starting at $17,295
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 135 listings starting at $13,490
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 111 listings starting at $12,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.