I am not able to drive it to and from the store now because I am worried it will not start back up. You should also consider the type of gasoline your buy. If your second hose is running to the bottom of the quarter panel, it is probably the vent hose that may not have been reconnected at the top of the tank when the fuel pump was replaced. Installed and would not restart for a short period of time. I keep my vehicles well past the 100K mark because I take care of them and keep them on the road. The vehicle was taken to O'reilly auto parts where it was diagnosed that the vehicle's secondary air injection system was defective and needed to be replaced.
I had a dealership look at it and they said the oil level was fine and they didn't understand why it had the light on. It would display the oil light after only about 1500-2000miles. It began giving me trouble with the type of gas it took. The 2004 has a one piece fuel line from the pump to the engine compartment. I signed paperwork, but didn't receive a copy.
As with anything on a car that generates heat, this shortens the lifespan of the pump. For one- the ac never works correctly. The failure and current mileages were 51,000. He will be sending me additional pictures of what he found. The contact had not experienced a failure. In Feb of this year is when the car started deteriorating at a rapid pace, and I was completely dumbfounded till I began doing some research and saw that many others have had the exact same issues I have had.
In March of 2018, after starting the vehicle, a fuel leak was discovered coming from the fuel tank. I had my car towed to the Mazda dealership after finding out of the recall on the fuel pump and air bags on the Mazda website. In some instances, it takes a little longer than usual to get the engine running. The vehicle was taken to Liberty Mazda 91 w service rd, hartford, ct 06120 , but the contact was unsure of the diagnostic results. The manufacturer was made aware of the failures, performed an investigation, and confirmed that the dealer's information was correct. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The failure was not diagnosed or repaired.
This has been an ongoing problem for roughly one year. The part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that they would call back to assist in scheduling an appointment. The vehicle was taken a dealer for a diagnosis. The fuel running down there is from kickback fuel at the time the pump shuts off. Very hard to find replacement parts. The fuel pump seal was filled with gasoline, the car was leaking gasoline and fumes in the cabin were overwhelming.
The manufacturer was contacted and they stated that the vehicle was not under recall and that they would contact the dealer. My car could have blown up killing me and maybe others. Removal and installation is easy. The fire and safety hazard associated with this issue is immense. It appears the leak occurs from a faulty plastic nipple on the fuel pump assembly that connects the pump to the main fuel line.
The contact was informed that the recall repairs would take one day to complete; however, it took four days. The dealer stated that the engine needed to be replaced. I got there about 10:30, at about 11:50, I was informed that the problem was my catalytic converter. I really cannot put a specific date on when the issues occurred, other than the service records for engine replacements up until the 100K mark. People when I park next to them say you have a bad gas leak. My car started bucking and running erratically. However, that has not been the case with this car, due to a combination of Mazda's bad faith method of replacing faulty engines, and the potentially fatal airbag issue.
These are just a couple of small things you can do to keep your fuel pump running as long as possible, but if you have to replace it, plan your budget for the total replacement cost. The vehicle was not repaired and was towed to the contact's residence. The parts to do the repair were unavailable. An amazing variety of parts at daily low prices makes this the favored auto parts store for numerous people. The approximate failure mileage was 83,800. It smells really bad scared to drive because the gas smell stay in the cabin. To lower the price, purchase your own fuel pump for professional installation.
. It sounds as if it is coming from the front left side of the engine if you are sitting in it. Upon removing the rear seat to access the fuel pump for inspection, a pool of gasoline was found around the fuel pump and surrounding area to include the electrical wiring for the pump. Feb 06, 2011 do you have the same fuel economy as before or does you gas last less miles than before. The service person, ron, said he strongly smelled the gasoline and said it was a carbon build up on the throttle and that his foreman would look at the car.