[200q20v] Fuel Pump Replacement

Charles Baer charlie at istari.com
Tue Aug 7 10:14:27 EDT 2001

Dale McCormack wrote:
> George,
> I just did this job within the last month.  Discovered that only an
> "upgrade" is available from dealers that converts 'stock' to a version that
> apparently is the same as on the V8's.  The conversion includes a "pick-up
> basket" in which the new fuel pump mounts.  Since these come separately, be
> certain to fully install (push) the new fuel pump all the way into the
> "basket' until it seats in the bottom.  The basket is about $75 and I got
> the pump from a Bosch supplier (Midtex-on suppliers list) for about $225.
> Not cheap, but they seemed to have me by the short hairs.  Hope you can get
> off cheaper.  Also, before you start, drive enough to get your fuel tank to
> "Reserve".
> HTH,
> Dale

Did this in June, pump was $150, I don't remember where it came from.

A broken still tank was discovered after opening things up, I hope I
don't have to dump the new pump in favor of the V8 conversion just
to fix it.  It seems to be in there solid enough for now.


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