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OE Supplier and Automotive Aftermarket

Airtex serves the OEMs and the automotive aftermarket with product offerings for a full range of vehicle, truck, fleet, and specialty components. Airtex designs and manufactures fuel delivery systems with the precision, technical know-how and 75 years of expertise that meets and exceeds Original Equipment design specifications. Certified ISO TS16949, Airtex incorporates the latest technological innovations, adhering to OE design philosophy while continuously improving design for better performance.

There’s a reason why Airtex products have been around for over 75 years. Our products and our service never let you down. Airtex delivers exceptional quality that improves upon design and performance of aftermarket replacements. Airtex provides unsurpassed coverage for a full range of domestic and import vehicles, covering more than 212,000,000 vehicles in operation today. Plus, Airtex delivers unmatched support with downloads, videos, and informational resources for technicians and DIYers.

It’s this commitment to quality, coverage and unmatched support that keeps Airtex at the top our industry.

Airtex News & Events

10.17.2014

One of every three pumps sold in the aftermarket is an Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems pump. Providing unsurpassed coverage for a full range of domestic and import vehicles means covering more than 241 million vehicles in operation today!

10.17.2014

Headquartered in Fairfield, Ill., Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems is the leading U.S. automotive aftermarket manufacturer of electrical and mechanical fuel delivery system components.

10.16.2014

Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems, the world’s largest manufacturer of fuel pumps, now has a Spanish version of it’s award winning FuelPumpU.com technical training website. This online resource, which offers real-time educational assistance, as well as current and in-depth information and fuel pump replacement support, is now available both in English and Spanish. Technicians can now visit the website for a myriad of technical resources and videos on diagnostic training and fuel delivery education in the language of their choice.

09.12.2014

It is important the correct fuel pump replacement is sold and installed in the specific applications. There are several factors that are important considerations in looking up the application-specific fuel pump. Also, GM uses several different in-tank sender assemblies for the same make and model of vehicles.

09.10.2014

When you purchase products, you will often see references to ISO quality standards. As a consumer, technician or sales person, understanding these quality ratings can be beneficial. For example, Airtex Fuel Delivery Systems are manufactured in compliance with ISO/TS 16949:2009.

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10.30.2014

You have performed some basic engine tests. You proceed with fuel pressure and volume tests. And now you have started on the electrical tests, checking the battery for voltage drop on both the positive and negative circuits. But wait! You discover no voltage at the fuel pump side of the fuel pump connector. Now what?

10.21.2014

In today’s vehicles, the camshaft and crankshaft sensors perform the same function as the distributor in early model vehicles. It’s a collaborative effort used to determine the exact position of the number 1 cylinder in respect to top dead center on the compression stroke.

10.10.2014

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM), also referred to as the Electronic Control Unit (ECU), uses several sensors to create a fuel flow strategy. Its strategy always includes maintaining an average of 14.7:1 fuel ratio.

09.04.2014

When the time comes to replace or repair the fuel pump, the fuel gauge sending unit, or fuel lines, it may be necessary to lower the gas tank for accessibility.  It’s important to take precautions and find a friend or service partner to help with this project.  Gas tanks may be very heavy, even when drained.

09.04.2014

Did you know that nearly 75 percent of all aftermarket fuel pump returns are the result of vehicle misdiagnosis? Whenever the fuel delivery system acts up, our minds seem to jump to the worst-case scenario:  fuel pump replacement. In many cases, the fuel pump is falsely blamed and replaced -- an expensive treatment that fails to cure the actual cause of the problem. To avoid unnecessary trouble and expense, take the time to determine whether your fuel pump is truly dead before replacing it.