what amp do i need for my fuel electric pump on a f100 1982

Asked by Sep 03, 2012 at 06:45 PM about the 1982 Ford F-100

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my husbands truck keeps going out on us. he cleaned the screens but that doesnt seem to be the problem
and the fuses we keep blowing throw too so i am confused and just trying to find a way to help my husband
out

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I cant see the fuel pump having a fuse over 20 amp. however if the fuse blows right away its likely a dead short in the wiring to the fuel pump or whatever else is on the same circut as the fuel pump. if the fuse blows over a gradual amount of time it could be the fuel pump itself drawing too much power and blowing the fuse. it which case, replace the fuel pump. just a couple of quick ideas, hope it helps. good luck.

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