'99 A8 fuel pump

Cody Forbes cody at 5000tq.com
Mon Nov 7 22:28:34 PST 2011

I have an bad A8 fuel pump assembly out of a customers car that I intended for this exact purpose. I'll see if I can get to it and get you pictures of the Bosch part numbers on the pump itself.

-Cody (mobile)

On Nov 7, 2011, at 8:23 PM, Louis-Alain Richard <louis-alain.richard at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Many years ago, our Saab 9-5 did the dead fuel pump trick... I was out of
> town so I bit the bullet (700$ assembly OEM) and changed the pump myself
> with just hand tools in a VW parking lot. Back at home, I opened that
> assembly and found that the fuel pump only was a Walbro very generic part...
> sold for less than 120$. 
> Now, it's common practice : http://www.newsemantics.com/saab/ 
> Maybe you can pull that pump assembly and try to find a suitable cheaper
> replacement ? You don't have much to loose...
> Louis-Alain
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>> Cc : quattro at audifans.com
>> Objet : '99 A8 fuel pump
>> I have a friend that has been quoted $900 plus labor for a fuel pump for
>> his 99 A8. The car has ~180k miles and he is thinking about just dumping
>> it.
>> I would like to at least help him try to sell a _running_ car. Is there
>> anything exotic about these compared to the other large chassis cars.
>> What's so super secret, super duper, super expensive on these baby's?
>> TIA
>> Dennis
>> Denver
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