Does a bad fuel pump relay make noise?
Normally a fuel pump with make a faint clicking or whining noise. However, if your fuel pump relay is bad or failing, this noise will be silent. Get a friend to stand near the gas tank or rear exhaust and see if they can hear any clicking or high pitched hum when you turn the key to the “start” position.
Why is my fuel pump relay clicking?
A relay that clicks on and off means it is not getting constant power. Maybe you have a bad connection somewhere. Sometimes the relay itself just goes bad. Also look for bad grounds, cracked insulation, and broken wires.
Does ECU control fuel pump relay?
The ECU controls the relay that powers the fuel pump. This relay is also responsible for powering the injectors and spark coils. The relay is energized when the ignition is turned and also when the ECU determines that the engine is rotating.
What does it mean when a relay makes a clicking noise?
A relay that is turning on and off rapidly is what causes the noise in your car’s fuse box. This can be caused by a computer failure, resistance in the ground wire for the control side of the relay or high resistance in the power supply to the control side of the relay.
What makes a relay buzz?
If your relay starts to buzz, it indicates a failure for one of two reasons: One, your low voltage relay may have failed in either the ON or OFF position and will need to be replaced. Or two, you have a bad switch connected to your relay that is stuck in the ON position.
Does ECU turn on fuel pump?
The setting in the ECU must be set to be fuel pump relay, and you can find it under Functions -> EFI / Fuel pump relay output. If you want to disable the fuel pump relay, then you can set it to “none”.
How does the ECM control the fuel pump?
In terms of the air-fuel ratio, the ECM uses sensors to regulate the oxygen to fuel ratio detected in your car’s exhaust to detect an engine rich/lean reading. Some of these sensors include the mass airflow sensor(s), the oxygen sensor(s), air-fuel sensor(s).