Your 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer fuel delivery
system is built around the fuel pump, which transfers fuel to the engine from the gas tank. It's a part of your vehicle that needs to be operating properly to achieve good fuel economy, and if it totally fails, the engine simply won't work. AutoZone can to help you get started with diagnosing a bad fuel pump and finding the parts to replace it.
How Does a Fuel Pump Work?
A properly running 2005 Trailblazer engine needs to receive a precise amount of fuel, pressurized to about 60psi. The fuel pump lifts gasoline from the tank to move it to the engine where it can make power. If you have a problem with the system, it will often be the small electric motor that we call the fuel pump.
Signs of a Bad Fuel Pump
If this important 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer external engine
part begins to fail, there are signs that you can look for, to avoid an frustrating breakdown. Listen for a high-pitched whining sound coming from the area of the fuel tank. That can indicate a failing pump. If the engine starts to surge or lag, or if you experience stalling, that can also point to a bad fuel pump.
How to Replace a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer Fuel Pump
Once you've determined that the cause of your symptoms is the fuel pump, 2005 Chevy Trailblazer SUVs require you to lower the gas tank to complete the replacement. Disconnect the negative battery terminal and remove the fuel filler attachments, as well as any other electrical connections or hoses that are running to the fuel tank. Before you take off the tank support straps, make sure to support the fuel tank so it doesn't drop. You will find the fuel filter access on the top of the tank.
Get started with your 2005 Chevy Trailblazer fuel pump repair at AutoZone. Search for parts using the year, make, model, and engine size of your vehicle, and when you check out, select Free In-Person or Curbside Pickup, or choose Home Deliver to have the parts brought to you.