1999 Pontiac Bonneville Q&A

1999 Pontiac Bonneville Question: Feul Pump

After we replaced the fuel pump on the 99 bonneville. the car only starts when it wants to. What could be the casue of this problem. -
Answer 1
Is it cranking with no start? Have you checked your base fuel pressure? -
Comment 1
Yes, and What is the base feul pressure and how do you check it? -
Comment 2
An experienced technician with a good manual gauge will be able to check the fuel pressure. Figure low 40's in PSI. -
Comment 3
is there a way we can get to the fuel tank thru the trunk of the car? -
Comment 4
No, unfortunately, the fuel tank must be lowered from the vehicle. -
Answer 2
the fuel pump is not sitting in the tank correctly or try changing the fuel filter under the rear driver door underneath the car near the frame -