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Re: Back seat groan--fuel pump dying?

Hairy green toads from Mars made Nathan Belo say:

> I almost ran out of gas and the car started chugging--like a train--then
> the next day after filling up I noticed this groan in the back seat.  When
> I start the car the computer that indicates how many miles left to drive
> starts at "E" and slowly increases the miles.  Is my fuel pump dying and
> do I have to replace immediately?  I replaced the fuel pump relay already.


You might try replacing the fuel filter first. Some crap might have
been sucked up from the bottom of the tank and clogged the filter.
Bosch says that even one small tank of bad gas can clog it up enough
to affect the fuel pump's operation.


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