Fuel Pump Relay Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Fuel Pump Relay is part of the car Electrics system. We have 4 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 49 owner problems that mention it.

4 Symptoms of Fuel Pump Relay Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 49 owner submitted problems mentioning the Fuel Pump Relay - see more problems .

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Headlights not working

Had to jump start the car with jump leads due to a flat battery. Since then both headlights stopped working. Main beam w...

2007 Renault Scenic 1.5 Diesel
Posted: Jan 24, 2021
1
response
The headlamps have stopped working,

Although the side, rear and fog lamps still work, and the main bean can be 'flashed' Could this be a problem with a fuse...

2013 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Jan 11, 2021
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Dashboard instruments not working. Blown fuse 33

Replaced fuse (20 amp) turned on ignition keeps blowing. No instrument dials working. Car runs and drives. Don't know wh...

2003 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 petrol
Posted: Dec 26, 2020
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Fuel pump relay not triggering.

Car won't start. Traced to fuel pump relay not operating. Replacement relay makes no difference but removing top of rel...

2008 Skoda Octavia 1.9 tdi
Posted: Nov 6, 2020
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Fuel pump relay

fuel pump relay gets hot whilst driving , car won't start again until cools down

2011 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7cdti
Posted: Sep 10, 2020
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Fuel pump needs to prime twice to start

For whatever reason I need to prime my fuel pump twice before I can start it, I've done a service recently and the fuel ...

2003 Rover 25 1.4
Posted: Apr 13, 2017
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No power to new fuel pump after replacement

Changed fuel filter then was told pump was faulty so replaced fuel pump and still sounds as if no power is getting to th...

2007 Ford Mondeo Mk3 2.0Ltr Zetec Automatic
Posted: Feb 26, 2017
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Fuel pump

My fuel pump won't turn off when I turn the engine of and take the key our,which is draining the battery. Anyone have a...

2004 Vauxhall Meriva 1.6
Posted: Aug 26, 2016
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Start problems

Startup problems. Sometimes the engine is stopped. It can only start after the fuel pump sound after about one minute.

2012 Microcar MC2 MGO LDW 442 DCI
Posted: May 15, 2016
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Intermittent starting

I'm still trying to fix a very intermittent no start fault. 1) On attempting to start no volts appear across the pump...

2000 Citroen Xantia 2.0 Hdi
Posted: Aug 20, 2015
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