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1987 323 Fuel Pump relay Location

Old 11-08-2012, 01:38 AM
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Default 1987 323 Fuel Pump relay Location

Hi Folks, what's up?

I have a 87 old 323 that I just got to work on And the owner's menual is missing. I have been trying to find which of the relays is for the fuel pump and both fues and relay boxes don't indicate which one is for the fuel.

Do any of you DYI folk out there know?

Old 11-09-2012, 02:49 AM
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Are you sure it has a electric fuel pump and not a mechanical pump?
Old 11-09-2012, 08:40 AM
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The 1987 323 has an electric fuel pump. If your car is a hatchback, in the rear compartment where the spare tire is located, to the left of the spare, is a safety reset switch for the fuel pump. It shuts off the fuel pump if the car is jarred in certain ways in an accident.

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Old 11-13-2012, 08:47 PM
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Thumbs up 1987 323 fuel pump relay

Hello Friend
And ty all who tried to help

What I realized is that when the car was built unlike any normal car, they didn't put a relay for fuel in main or inside fues boxes.
What do I call this!?
Three Stooges Engenieering

So what I had to do was to the trunk, take out the left panel and disconest the wire from the plug!!!

But hey, it has 184.000 miles on it's original engine. At 130.000 miles I had to do a head gasket job and valve job. So far engine compression during testing is 160!

Not bad for it's age. Knock on wood it doesn't burn any oil either and engine doesn't seem to knock either. So I am happy so far.

Any of you are old to remember cars from the 70s that had bumppers!?

Old 11-14-2012, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by MrMotorHeadInSeattleWa View Post
Any of you are old to remember cars from the 70s that had bumppers!?
I had a 1948 ****** Jeep flatbed truck with an I-Beam for bumpers :P Wish I still had it
Old 01-27-2014, 11:10 PM
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is the fuel shutoff reset the same in a 88 323 nonturbo hatch? i looked back there tonight and couldnt find any switch or reset. anyone have a pic of it?
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Did the above member find the switch on the hatch
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