can a fuel pump just stop working

Asked by May 18, 2015 at 10:01 PM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: General

truck coded po171 and po174 at the stop light and died, now will not start, is it the fuel pump?

2 Answers

445

Get under vehicle with a rubber mallet , jar the lowest part of the gas tank while someone else try's to start truck, you will be haring the seized fuel pump. If the pump starts to run again and truck cranks or attempts to start, REPLACE THE PUMP WITH A ORIGINAL equipment pump

445

Jarring pump breaks loose seized overheated pumps due to driving around with low fuel in tanks. Gas cools And lubricates the pump

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,770
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,380
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,700 Great Deals out of 212,349 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,284 Great Deals out of 155,168 listings starting at $1,395
Used Dodge Ram 2500
152 Great Deals out of 5,500 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
938 Great Deals out of 62,274 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Tundra
582 Great Deals out of 30,721 listings starting at $2,637
Used Toyota Tacoma
614 Great Deals out of 35,124 listings starting at $2,155
Used Dodge Dakota
122 Great Deals out of 4,297 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
395 Great Deals out of 45,079 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Titan
223 Great Deals out of 16,971 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford Mustang
363 Great Deals out of 44,490 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
96 Great Deals out of 2,311 listings starting at $5,999

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 176 listings starting at $5,195