fuel pump relay

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by Castor Troy, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. Castor Troy

    Castor Troy New Member

    my 01 2500HD (6.0V8, 69k miles) has burned up 2 fuel pump relays in the last year. saab 9-5's use the same fuel pump relay, and my uncle (saab mechanic) says he sees them go out quite a bit, but hasnt ever seen 2 in a year. is it possible that my truck is having other issues (fuel pump going out?), or is it just a $10 relay acting like a $10 relay?
  2. Gmcsuvguy

    Gmcsuvguy Rockstar 100 Posts

    I think you might have bigger issues than just 2 faulty relays (which is quite uncommon). There may be a loose connection in your fuse block for your relay causing it to heat up and fail. Just a thought to check first, if your fuel pump is going and drawing to much current it can also make your relay fail but you would think it would blow a fuse first...Good Luck

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