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Re: Buzzing noise from fuel tank
I hate to say this, but if it's a 5000 TQ your speaking about, I must
disagree. My car was making what was only described as "fuel pump" noises
when I bought it with 89,000 miles on it. I drove it like this for three
years and finally because I figured I was on "borrowed time, I put in a new
pump @ 146,960 miles. (This is all written down in the back of my Bentley).
Guess what ?? The new pump didn't sound any different, it still growns /
mowns away back there...its a noisey little sucker. At 207,000 and change it
sounds identical to when I bought it (with the old pump). Is this a
standard "problem" that others have found ?
Joel Stetina 91 200Q Avant, 87 5000TQ, 79 323i, & two wheeled missles.
From: Mike Arman <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 29, 1998 9:15 AM
Subject: Buzzing noise from fuel tank
>>From: "Hussey, Dan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: Buzzing noise from fuel tank
>>There is a tremendous buzzzing sound comming from the back end of the car.
>>Sounds like the area of the fuel tank. Does this mean I should replace
>>fuel pump (i.e. is it on it's way out)? No problems otherwise. Or, is
>>relatively normal? Seems to quiet down a bit once warmed up.
>Change the big filter under the hood. It won't help, but most of our type
>44s need a new one anyway - but this is classic fuel pump about to die