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Date: 18 Jun 2003 19:03:06 GMT
From: davehinznopsamcop.net
Subject: Re: 1987 Saab 900 16v -- skipping coupled with noise in rear-end -- Fuel Pump??


Someone who looks an awful lot like Grunff <grunffnopsam.com> wrote: > davehinznopsamcop.net wrote: > Hi Dave, >> Sounds like _a_ pump. There's a pre-pump in the tank, and the main >> pump outside of the tank. > I've gotta say, I've never seen a C900 with a pump outside the > tank. OK, I may be wrong on that, are there not two pumps? > You're right of course that there is a supply pump and a > main pump, but all the 900s I've looked at that closely have had > bothe the pumps integrated into one unit in the tank. OK, my bad. Haven't played with it directly, as I don't care for playing with explosives - and my garage is most decidedly not a spark-free zone. > The supply > pump is about 3" long, and is stuck on the side of the main pump > which is about 8-9" long. > I've just looked in my Bentley, and there's no mention of a > model with an external pump either. Fair enough. > Do you know something I don't (about 900 pumps that is ;-)? Yup, I know that I'm wrong on this one, and you're not. But I think we both knew that already. I guess my point remains, even if my statement of the location of the second pump was wrong - it's a good thing to have the dealer handle, in my opinion. Dave Hinz

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