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VIDEO: Fuel Filters And Current

Andrew Markel shows how a restrictive filter can cause a fuel pump to work too hard and fail sooner. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Oil And Direct Fuel Injection

The oil in the crankcase of a direct fuel injected engine can make a huge difference in the health of the engine. The right oil can reduce carbon deposits on the intake valves and keep the engine healthy.

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VIDEO: Fuel Pump Replacement On GDI Engines

Andrew Markel offers several tips to make a GDI fuel pump replacement job easier and safer. Sponsored by Robert Bosch.

VIDEO: Three Tips To Extend Fuel Pump Service Life

Andrew Markel offers three tips to extend the service life of a new fuel pump, including cleaning out the fuel tank, replacing fuel filters, and diagnosing and solving driveability problems. Sponsored by Robert Bosch.

ACDelco Adds Lifetime Warranty To Select GM OE Fuel Pumps

Effective for eligible ACDelco GM OE electric fuel pumps sold on or after Nov. 1, the limited lifetime warranty covers the original retail purchaser against defects in materials or workmanship.

VIDEO: Fuel Hose And Fuel Pump Replacement

Andrew Markel stresses the importance of choosing the right fuel hose type for its application on a vehicle.

Automotive Fuel Pumps Continue To Evolve

On most applications, the pump runs at a constant speed (typically 3,000 to 7,000 RPM depending on the design). However, on many newer vehicles, pump speed is controlled by the PCM and will vary depending on engine load and speed. The most common type of electric fuel pump today is the turbine style pump. An impeller ring with many small blades is attached to the electric motor inside the pump.