[V8] Fuel tank whine

Rich Ehlert bkrddrvs at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 12:04:00 PDT 2009

Agreed, "hiss" or "buzz" is a better word.  I thought that it may have
something to do with the "closed loop fuel venting system return to intake
manifold or fuel tank" stuff. In WA if you have to test, they attach a
device to the fuel cap to check pressure holding ability.  Coming up here

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:56 AM, 7013885254 <chance9121 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yea I have when too but when running.  Mine is a loud buzzing more than a
> whine.
> I took everything aparr and found a film on the in tank filter/pickup and
> also a good bit of sediment on the bottom near and under the pickup.  My
> guess is the whine is from either the restricted suction or the fuelpump
> overworking itself.  I cleaned all I could with gloves and a magnet but it
> started hissing again (better word for it hissing is) not a week later.  I
> need to drop and disassemble the tank to fix this issue I think.
> ---- Original Message ----
> From: "Rich Ehlert" <bkrddrvs at gmail.com>
> Date: 9/23/09 2:39 pm
> To: "v8 at audifans.com" <v8 at audifans.com>
> Subj: [V8] Fuel tank whine
> Regarding the fuel tank "whine" - had the same problem on my '93.  Car quit
> running, replaced fuel pump only, car runs fine now - but - still has that
> confounded whine!!
> Rich Ehlert
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