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when changing the fuel pump should you change the sender aswell?
 

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Not unless there is a problem with it.
 

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how would i know? my car just randomly cuts out, and takes a few turns to get it started like as if its out of petrol?
 

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This seems to be a common problem but it doesn't necessarily mean it is the fuel pump but the sender wouldn't be the cause. It could be a number of things, the one that seems to be the most common is the CAS (Crank Angle Sensor).
Check for any error codes. Do a search on how to do that, I don't have time to search for the link at the moment.
 

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when changing the fuel pump should you change the sender aswell?
The sender is for the fuel gauge. It "sends" the fuel gauge the fuel level reading in the tank. If the sender stuffs up, it wont make the car stall or randomly cut out, it will just stop the fuel gauge from working. The stalling/cutting out will most likely be a problem with the fuel pump itself, thats if it turns out to be a fuel related problem thats causing the stalling etc...
 

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Already changed CAS, and coil pack (dfi module thing). ill search it now, thanks!
 

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is it just easier to change the whole thing tho?
 

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is it just easier to change the whole thing tho?
Yes it is but it is not hard to change just the pump. Buying the pump and sender is going to be more expensive.
 

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if u are going to do the pump u may as well do the whole pump module so then u know its all good, only costs a little more and will save u getting it all back together and realising the sender is faulty aswell, 13 years on a wearing part most at that age will be worn out and alot of people dont realise because the gauge reads fuller when its playing up...
 
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