Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 13:39:49 GMT
From: "Ask The MasterTech" <>
Subject: Re: 89 900 dies at idle with low fuel

Hi Keith, Sounds like the pump needs to be reset further down in the tank. In-other words you may need to position the fuel pump further down in the tank. Hopefully, this will help? TW <grider.7nopsamedu> wrote in message news:WZnc5.530$ > Group, > > I was wondering if anyone out there has an answer to this. I have an 89 900 > (non turbo) with the walbro pump. It has a new pump and check valve. When > the fuel gets low (about when the low fuel light comes on), it will starve > for fuel at idle. If I keep it revved up, it works fine. The time it takes > for this problem to exhibit itself is about one traffic light sequence (1-2 > min). Once underway, things are fine. If I keep 3 or more gallons in the > tank, it never has a problem. I thought it may be water in the tank and > drained every ounce in the tank and wiped the bottom of the tank till it was > dry than added fresh gas and started teh car. I have not added any more than > the 2.5 gallons which is in it now, and it will still die at an intersection > if it idles long enough. > > Thnaks, > > Keith Grider > >

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