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Fuel Pump

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Fuel pumps move fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. Fuel pumps come in both mechanical and electric versions, with electronic fuel pumps being what modern cars use, and can produce a lot more pressure.

What's Inside an Electric Fuel Pump Assembly?

Electric fuel pumps are often wired to a circuit with an inertia switch, so it will be shut off if a collision where to occur.