Your vehicle's fuel pump is a vital piece of equipment. If it goes out, you have real problems. Sometimes the fuel pump will go out all at once. If this happens, your car will stall out or not be able to start. Herb Chambers Lincoln of Norwood in Norwood, MA wants you to know that there are often warning signs of impending fuel pump issues.

If you notice that your car is not accelerating normally when you go up a hill, the fuel pump might not be providing enough fuel for the current demand. A lack of fuel coming from the fuel pump can also cause sputtering when the car is driven at faster speeds.

One of the major signs of a poor fuel pump is reduced gas mileage. Your fuel consumption will be noticeably greater if your fuel pump is going bad. If your car is heating up more than normal, that is often caused by a bad fuel pump.

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