View Full Version : Fuel Problems, Help???


InsaneDomestics
02-28-2009, 05:03 PM
I have a 98 Camaro. I started it up and let it warm up for about 5 minutes or so then it started cutting out like it was out of gas, the car died and I havent been able to start it since. Any Ideas?

And Yes It Has Gas In It...

nemss1
02-28-2009, 06:53 PM
check the fuel rail pressure with a fuel pressure gauge. possibly a clogged filter or bad fuel pump

InsaneDomestics
02-28-2009, 06:59 PM
I can push the nob on the fuel rail and nothing comes out, I unhooked my fuel line before the filter and nothing comes out. I have a 99 Camaro and I took the fuel pump off it and put in my 98 and still nothing. I even switched the fuse for fuel pump......Any other ideas?

98Camarod
02-28-2009, 07:03 PM
If there isn't any fuel squirting out when you push the schrader valve in after you have turned the key to the on position, then you have a fuel related issue as to why your car won't start.

When you turn the key, the pump should prime and give you fuel pressure.

InsaneDomestics
03-01-2009, 06:52 AM
Yes I Know Its Fuel Related, Im Just Wondering If I Need To Spend Money On A Pump Or If It Is An Electrical Problem. Im Not Sure Because I Swapped Pumps Already (As Far As I Know It Was Still Good) And Still Nothing, What Fuse Or Fuses Could Cause This, Other Than The Fuel Pump Fuse Of Course.

98Camarod
03-01-2009, 07:51 AM
Not sure, I think there is a fuel pump relay though.

nemss1
03-01-2009, 01:29 PM
^^^there is a fuel pump relay

InsaneDomestics
03-01-2009, 04:06 PM
Where Is The Fuel Pump Realy On A 98 Camaro?

nemss1
03-02-2009, 07:18 AM
think its on the interior on the drivers side behind the kick panel

InsaneDomestics
03-02-2009, 02:55 PM
NOPE, Tried The Relay And Still Nothing. Any Other Suggestion On This One???

nemss1
03-02-2009, 11:01 PM
fuel pump may have taken a crap. happened to mine when i ran it out of gas. do u hear the pump priming when u turn the key?

InsaneDomestics
03-03-2009, 08:04 AM
Nope, All I Hear Is A "Click" I ordered a new pump, it should be here today or tomorrow. Ill let you guys know if that fixed it. I just didnt think it would all the sudden go out like that. We'll see...