Buzzing Fuel Pump? 88 90q
ssgacc at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 19 15:28:54 EST 2002
Do you have the out of tank pump? Your experience is
the exact oposite of mine and other posters. I have
intank pumps (type 44) and my Bosch pump made in Czech
Republic was noisy out of the box and died within 2
yrs. My original lasted over 10 yrs. and 200k miles
and was quieter until death than the new one was. Two
people just recently posted that their new Pierburg
intanks were "silent". I don't know, I haven't used
one. I think I'd be willing to give it a shot though.
--- Richard Beels <dare2dream at compuserve.com> wrote:
> only in the summer when it's not raining! :-)
> as for buzzing, they all do it to an extent - even
> Pierburgs. Note that if
> you do go from a Bosch to a Pierburg, you'll need to
> adapt your wiring as
> the Ps, use different connectors. They are reputed
> to be silent since they
> are a smaller pump and come with a rubber insulating
> sleeve so they fit the
> mounting clip. First P pump died in 11 months on a
> hot summer day, no
> doubt the pump was hotter inside the insulating
> sleeve. I installed the
> free second pump (gotta love that 12 month
> guarantee) with only enough of
> the sleeve to mount it. It lasted a whole 13
> months. I then purchased a
> new Bosch pump (gotta hate those 12 month
> guarantees) and it's been over a
> year and it hardly even buzzes.
> for the truly curious, an archive search of "fuel
> pump buzz" or "fuel pump
> buzzing" should find hours of enjoyment.
> At 12/17/2002 at 00:02, Shakespearean monkeys danced
> on Huw Powell's
> keyboard and said:
> > > I don't know if you have the "intank pump" or
> >not on the small cars from back then, no... they
> hang in little cradles
> >down by the rear wheel where it's all warm and dry
> and cozy and safe.
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