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1996 Saturn SL2 Question: fuel pump

 

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italion stallion, 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Phoenix, AZ, February 08, 2011, 13:37
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I purchased a Saturn that has been setting for a year and a half and I dissconnected the fuel line forward of the tank in front of the left rear tire. I need to pump the old gas from the tank, but when I turned the ignition on nothing happened. I checked the 10 amp fuse and it is fine. Any ideas?

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    techlund1 from Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, February 08, 2011, 13:45
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    It's likely that the bad gas rotted the fuel lines and electrical in the tank

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    italion stallion, February 08, 2011, 19:54
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    I was told the pump will not run without a signal from the engine running.

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