[DML] Re: Crap in fuel pump + normal pump sound?
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[DML] Re: Crap in fuel pump + normal pump sound?



The fuel filter would catch all that stuff right? So, everthing past 
the filter should be good? The car would drive fairly well 
considering what I pulled out of the pump, is that common? 

Nathan

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxx> 
wrote:
>
> As the pump pressurizes the fuel system it will slow down and the
> sound changes, that's normal. The timing is because it takes some 
time
> to pump up the accumulator. As for the fuel screen that the pump
> ingested that is BAD. For it to have done that the screen must have
> been completly blocked with dirt so the pump literaly sucked the
> screen and the dirt right in. After that there was no screen to 
stop
> all the other dirt so it also went through the pump. The pump is
> probably on borrowed time. Maybe you don't have to change it
> immediatly but I would order another to have on hand so when it 
does
> die you can put it right in. I would scrub the tank clean with 
acetone
> and all the parts inside. Make sure it is scrupulosly clean. Drive 
the
> car and use up at least 1 tank of gas then replace the fuel filter.
> After that check the pattern on the injectors, they should be OK 
but
> with that much dirt having gone through the system they should be
> checked just to be sure they are OK.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "valleyrat12" <valleyrat12@xxxx> 
wrote:
> >
> > When my pump was hooked up I would jump the RMP relay to get it 
> > running and I noticed this: the pump would operate for 10-12 
seconds 
> > at a higher pitch (while pressuring up I imagine) then drop 
abruptly 
> > to a lower pitch. Is this normal, or should the pump sound be 
> >
>








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