[DML] Re: Fuel pump
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[DML] Re: Fuel pump



Fuel pumps die for a couple of reasons: (of course this is assuming
you have 12 volts on it!)
Dirt (this is a BIG one)
Sucking in air from a pick-up hose with a hole in it
Old age
Trying to suck fuel through a kinked pick-up hose or a plugged up
suction filter
So if you want your pump to last make sure the tank is kept clean by
inspecting it once a year, make sure the pick-up hose is in good
condition (not soft or cracked) and be VERY careful not to kink it as
you install the fuel pump, and if you have an origional pump it may be
a good idea to keep a spare. Acetone is the cleaner of choice but DO
NOT use a shop vac. The sparks from the brushes could ignite the
fumes. Just wipe out with shop towels and dispose of properly. Work
with plenty of ventilation and use nitrile gloves.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jeremiah Montee <angelito03299@...> wrote:
>
> I'll throw my testimony in as well.  My car had a old
> old fuel pump in it, so we changed it with a spare we
> had on hand, and in one week flat it died.  Of course,
> it was a used spare, so we just figured it was its
> time to go - no big deal.  We replaced it the first
>







To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 




Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive