A fuel pump pulls gasoline from the tank, guiding it along a pipe to the carburetor. Some fuel pumps are electric, mounted near or in the fuel tank, while others operate mechanically in concert with the engine. Either wa... More » Science Physics Thermodynamics

The most common type of fuel pump in cars is the electrical fuel pump, which is typically inside the fuel tank. Older vehicles sometimes use a mechanical fuel pump outside the fuel tank to deliver fuel to the carburetor ... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The specifications of a high-pressure fuel pump depend on the specific model used in a given vehicle. In general there are two main types of fuel pumps: mechanical and electrical. There are also two iterations of electri... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance
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