Why is the fuel relay getting hot on my 1999 dodge 3500

Asked by Oct 05, 2013 at 05:23 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 3500 ST Extended Cab LB

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They do run warm as they have an electromagnet in them, but if they are too hot to handle then you either have a bad relay or the circuit is drawing more current than the relay can handle, might do an amperage draw on the fuel pump wire, possible bad fuel pump.

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