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Re: fuel distributor noise(buzzing)
The fuel pumps are loud as hell. They are in the rear of the car though, no mistaking
the two noises.
Steven Buchholz wrote:
> ... don't go out and buy a new one just yet! The valve on my '83 urq
> is quite noisy as well, but it works just fine (Hmmm, I've also been
> told that the fuel pump on my '88 5kCSQW is the loudest they've heard ...
> I wonder if there's a common thread here :). My recommendation to you
> is that you check your duty cycle readings first ... chances are that
> you'll see that the F/TCU is actually forcing the duty cycle to be very
> rich and causing the running problems you're seeing. It may actually
> be the true that your problem is due to a faulty sensor to the F/TCU
> (have you changed your OXS lately?) and that is actually the source of
> your problem.
> Steve Buchholz
> San Jose, CA (USA)
> # At 1:22 PM -0500 on 1/28/98, harrison wrote:
> # Ut oh.
> # I guess this also explains why twice within a week the car almost died(RPM
> # started to drop, then it dropped even further, fighting to stay
> # going...only by jumping into the car and flooring it did I keep it from
> # stalling.)
> # Then again, in both cases the car was inside a warm(50 deg or so) garage
> # and then immediately put outside into 20 deg. cold and left idling; would
> # this cause the car to falter, or should I really look into the distributor
> # noise?
> # > It's going bad.
> # >
> # > Brett Dikeman wrote:
> # >
> # > > Is it normal for the fuel distributor to buzz loudly? I had the hood open,
> # > > and was listening to the engine for anything odd, and I noticed the buzz
> # > > from the distributor.
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