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Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2001 08:45:04 -0400
From: "HWP" <hkotyrenopsamcom>
Subject: Re: 1993 saab 9000cs fuel pump mystery

Went to a fuel injection clinic a while back, question on electric pump replacement and pumps not lasting, dirt in tank was primary reason. Electric turbine pumps will not stand dirt for very long. Most dirt in tank stems from the way we transport and store fuel in this country, and the fact that it is impossible to have an high micron filter on the suction side of the electric pump without affecting the pump delivery output. If it is indeed the pump that's bad again. Tank replacement was the fix, although I would try to clean the tank.Most shops would find themselves in trouble with feds or state agencies if they cleaned many tanks was the reason given for tank replacement. Some radiator shops can and will cook and clean tanks in there hot tank. "omni" <> wrote in message news:3NYZ6.374664$ > hello group... > i drive a 1993 saab 9000cs (original owner), with 145,000 miles. seems i > have gone through 2 fuel pumps in a matter of a 6 month period. the first > was replaced with a used one, it lasted about 3 month... the 2nd was a brand > new one, at this point it seemed to have failed also. i know the problem, > to be the pump, as i sprayed quick start spray in the intake unit. it fires > up fine and dies when the spray is exhausted. other than a dirty gas tank, > looking to know if this problem has been encountered by any other saab > owners. thank you. > > -----= Posted via Newsfeeds.Com, Uncensored Usenet News =----- - The #1 Newsgroup Service in the World! -----== Over 80,000 Newsgroups - 16 Different Servers! =-----

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