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Tips to Keep Your Truckee Auto's Fuel Pump Healthy

Tips to Keep Your Truckee Auto's Fuel Pump Healthy

A friend of mine in Truckee has a Toyota that just sputtered and the engine died while driving on Interstate 80 over Donner Summit. She was a Red Check Club member at Quality Automotive Servicing so she received a free tow to our Truckee auto repair shop. Turns out she needed a new fuel pump. We were happy to help her out and get her back on the road safely. I can already hear you saying "How do I know if I need to replace my fuel pump? I Don’t want to be stranded in snowstorm." Unlike other maintenance items on your Toyota, the manufacturer gives no suggestion for when to change the fuel pump. Since it is located inside the fuel tank, you can’t inspect it without removing the tank. There are some things you can do to give your fuel pump longer life. First, avoid running your fuel tank empty. This causes a fuel starvation scenario that puts stress on the fuel ... read more


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