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07.16.2014

Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems, the world’s largest manufacturer of fuel pumps, has just launched the Spanish version of it’s award winning FuelPumpU.com technical training website. This online resource, which offers real-time educational assistance, as well as current and in-depth information and fuel pump replacement support will now be available both in English and Spanish. Technicians can now visit the website for a myriad of technical resources and videos on diagnostic training and fuel delivery education in the language of their choice.

07.16.2014

Today’s auto technicians are highly trained and skilled individuals who are proficient in vehicles’ computerized components and electrical circuitry as well as knowledgeable about all vehicle systems and subsystems.

For example, fuel pumps have become very sophisticated, as seen in computer-controlled electric fuel pump. A long list of item failures can prevent the electric fuel pump from operating, requiring a skilled technician to locate and correct such a problem.

07.10.2014

The automotive fuel pump has a singular function — to move the fuel from the fuel tank to the engine. There are two types of fuel pumps: mechanical and electrical. The older style mechanical pump supports fuel delivery to a carburetor-operated fuel system, whereas most electric fuel pumps support fuel injection systems. Each pump’s mission is similar, but their design and method of operation differs considerably. In either case, the pump must be capable of maintaining a constant pressure and volume as required by the engine to operate efficiently.

07.08.2014

Fuel injection is a much more efficient method of introducing fuel into the cylinders of an engine versus carburetors. Carburetors, being centrally located on the intake manifold, supply more fuel to the closest cylinders than to those farthest away.

06.27.2014

YouTube sensation Richard Young is back in action and you can check out his new videos on Airtex Fuel TV. Fuel Pump U has released 20+ new videos to “pump” up your fuel pump knowledge. Young’s current Airtex Fuel TV videos have captured over one million views and the number of views continues to grow daily. The new videos will feature even more in-depth instructional information along with even greater coverage of specific fuel pump model installations including: How to Install Fuel Pump E7207 2004 - 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser; How to Install Fuel Pump Assembly E2455M in a 2004 - 2006 Ford Taurus; How to Install Fuel Pump Assembly E8502M in a 2002 - 2006 Nissan Sentra; and How to Install Fuel Pump Assembly E3707M in a 2005 - 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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