Tag: fuel pumps

28 Posts

Oct 01, 1994

Who is responsible for putting the fuel pump INSIDE the fuel tank?

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Could you please print the name and photograph of the engineer or bureaucrat who is responsible for putting the fuel pump INSIDE the fuel tank I want to see what that moron looks like and I want to put a...

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Mar 01, 1994

Please save us from the unmerciful Dealership Gods The fuel...

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Please save us from the unmerciful Dealership Gods The fuel pump on my Saab S blew out literally My husband replaced it miracles do happen with an identical pump Now the pump makes a loud high-pitched buzzing noise which worsens...

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Feb 01, 1994

I have a problem with which I can't deal but...

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I have a problem with which I can't deal but I have confidence that you know the answer I have an ' Chevrolet Caprice which I bought new It is now a second car with some miles I have a...

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Nov 01, 1992

Is my Grand Marquis' fuel pump really INSIDE the gas tank?

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I have a Grand Marquis with miles on it I have just noticed a humming noise coming from the rear end of my car A mechanic friend told me it was coming from the fuel pump in my gas tank...

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Feb 01, 1992

Your fuel pump is leaking, and that's why you're only getting a lousy ten miles to the gallon.

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Our father small f recently gave us an old Datsun station wagon with an automatic transmission It runs well but we get less than ten miles per gallon There is a very small leak of gasoline coming from under the...

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Dec 01, 1990

A half full or half empty tank.

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First of all I really enjoy your column even though I'm not a car person I own a Volvo DL wagon It has miles on it and it runs well My problem is that when the tank gets almost half...

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Sep 01, 1990

What to do about a humming fuel pump...

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I have a Volvo DL with a humming fuel pump From inside it sounds like a hum from outside it sounds like a buzz The hum buzz gets louder when the gas tank gets below full My husband called our...

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Aug 01, 1989

What to do when a carburetor cleaning doesn't help...

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I bought a used Nissan Stanza with miles which has two problems First when travelling on a highway with even a small grade the car tends to lose power I must downshift to as low as second gear and eventually...

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