Car Problem Reports
GMC Safari Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure
GMC Safari Problem
Average Mileage: 131,501 mi (82,000 mi - 180,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 GMC Safari
I don't have this problem because I prevented and I change the fuel filter once a year every 6,000 to 7,000 miles... since gasoline is always contaminated and clog the filter soon, and with a clog filter the fuel pump is working forced until is broken.
If you change the filter every years with a normal average miles used... you will have a healthty fuel pump for long time. My fuel pump still working fine since I have my Safari almost 10 years.
fuel pump died at red light, after filling up tank. Siphoned out gas, dropped tank, replaced pump assembly...also fixed fuel gauge problem!
Visitor, 1999 GMC Safari
i have the same problem but my van turns off and we have to leave it over night and then turns right back on.