can you bypass fuel pump resistor?

Asked by May 16, 2013 at 06:50 PM about the Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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No. don't do it...this can only lead to a major electrical a second pump in tandem as an alternative~


What? The is no fuel pump resister in a Pontiac Grand Prix that I have heard of. --- What is the problem that you are trying to solve?


O13 says it will cause are fire and there is not even such a thing? How can that be? I wont get on his case ill let it be.


I had similar problems with my 2000 GTP, the fuel pump resistor was bad. I jumpered it and drove it home. All the resistor does is run the fuel pump at a lower speed when the demand for fuel is lower. When more power is needed the system bypasses the resistor and allows the fuel pump to run at full speed. There really should be no problem bypassing the resistor except for a bit more wear on the fuel pump because of the higher speed. The resultant higher fuel pressure will be taken care of by the fuel pressure regulator.

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