The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start on Pontiac Aztek

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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Average mileage: 130,753 (44,000–220,000)
Engine affected: 3.4L V6
5 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005
14 people reported this problem
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2004 Pontiac Aztek - 3.4L V6 121,521 mi,
Car was having ruff starts then eventually would not start at all Replaced fuel filter car ran perfect Turned out the filter was original from 2004
2001 Pontiac Aztek - 3.4L V6 136,000 mi,
Going up hills it will kick out of first fine but when it whats to go down it stalls in an out we have to pump the gas it to get it moving until we reach flat surface
2003 Pontiac Aztek - 3.4L V6 120,000 mi,
I have replaced the fuel pump 3 times in 80000 miles.
this happened to my moms car that im working on and i changed the pump and filter replaced the old faulty plug for the fuel pump to modernize it to work with the new pump and still it will try to start but just crank crank crank nothing seems to have solved it and there is over $400 into parts at this point and still nothing