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Re: Fuel Pump noise Normal?

My advice is to replace it....a VERY noisy pump usually indicates that 
it's on its way out.....does the intensity of the sound change as the 
fuel is used?

On Fri, 23 Aug 1996, Sean Reifschneider wrote:

> Of course, inside a car you can never hear the fuel pump when it's buzzing
> away.  However, outside mine is much louder than I expect.  From the
> drivers door, I can easily hear it, and probably from 20 to 30 feet behind
> the car.  Evelyn says that her VW used to have a noisy Fuel Pump, but
> I never remember it being that loud.  Any advice on wether I should replace
> it, or if it's normal?
> The car is a '90 90Q20v.