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BWD Relay

Part No. R3245 Warranty Details  
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BWD® is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD® manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD® is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today's ever-changing marketplace.

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  • Direct-fit OE replacement ensures proper fit, form, and function, which leads to a trouble-free installation
  • Designed and manufactured to our stringent quality standards at a certified facility, so you can install with confidence
  • Premium components and durable materials withstand harsh engine conditions to increase longevity and lifespan
  • Undergoes extensive testing and validation for proper performance and peak reliability
  • As a global manufacturer of automotive aftermarket products, we maintain complete quality control throughout the manufacturing process
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Amperage Rating:30 A
Connector Shape:Rectangular
Continuous Duty:No
Mounting Bracket Included:Yes
Terminal Gender:Male
Terminal Quantity:5
Terminal Type:Blade
Voltage:12 v

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  • Q:

    so I am thinking of replacing the mechanical fuel pump with an electrical pump on my 1979 Fiat Spider - I want to be sure the pump is only running when the engine is running - does this relay ensure if the engine is stopped the pump is off? (aka, I don't want to hook the electric pump the the ignition on = because in a crash the fuel could keep pumping........)
    Asked on 7/21/2014 by 1979 Fiat Spider Owner from Golden, CO

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      I'm happy to help, 1979 Fiat Spider Owner! This sounds like an interesting project. The fuel pump relay is used to control power to the electric fuel pump. It functions like a circuit breaker. When power is applied the circuit closes and the fuel pump runs.

      On almost all vehicles with an electric fuel pump you will hear the fuel pump pressurize the fuel system when the key is turned to the on position. The relay is designed to cut off power to the fuel pump in the event that there is a fault in the circuit to prevent an electrical fire.

      Most newer vehicles have a fuel pump cutoff switch that cuts power to the fuel pump in the event of a collision. Adding this type of switch to your circuit would be the best option to prevent fuel from continuing to pump if the vehicle is involved in a collision.

      Answered on 7/25/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
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