[DML] Noise from fuel pump
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[DML] Noise from fuel pump



Hi everyone! I am having a real problem with my fuel pump. it is a 
DMCH new and "improved" unit that I installed about 6 months ago.  
After about an hour of driving, the pump starts to make an aweful 
groaning noise.  If I continue to drive, the groaning gets louder 
and fuel flow seems to drop.  This will continue to the point that 
the pump seems to stop turning and the engine quits like it is uot 
of gas.  I have removed the pump from the car roadside immediately 
after this happens and it is hot as hell.  I wrapped it in a cool 
towel for 10 minutes or so and then started the car.  It was better, 
but still loud.  I limped to a gas station and filled the tank with 
6 or 7 gallons of fresh, cool gas and the problem dissapeared.  I 
have toweled out the tank to remove silt and I have tapped the 
screen and even tested the pump with an unscreened tube right into 
the gas, so I am pretty sure it is not clogging of the baffle 
screen.  Do I have a defective pump?  I rarely travel far enough for 
it to be a problem but I want my touring car to be able to tour.

Thanks all

Matt
vin# 6716
Denver, Colorado







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