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Chevrolet Monte Carlo Failed Fuel Pump Can Cause Engine to Stall
Chevrolet Monte Carlo Problem
Engines Affected: 3.1L V6, 3.4L V6, 3.8L V6, 3.8L V6 Supercharged
Average Mileage: 129,676 mi (82,500 mi - 166,000 mi)
engine stutters , then stalls but starts back up other times wont start replaced fuel filter still does it smells of gas bad
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, 142,000 mi
My fuel pump went out on me a while back got one from the junkyard for $25 bucks and had it put on for $80. Shop wanted $800.
Visitor, 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.8L V6 Supercharged, 82,500 mi
battery light comes on and car is dead, replace fuel pump
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, 166,000 mi
Fuel pump went out won't start
Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, 160,000 mi
Had been spurting in reverse right after starti ng for a few weeks other than that ran fine stopped for gas and wouldnt start .fuel pump went out 240 parts 145 labor
Driving home from work, car left me stranded. Fuel pump went out.