Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 01:16:51 GMT From: "Walt Kienzle" <wkienzlenospam.com> Subject: Re: 89 900 T sputters at 1/4 tank
Two good answers were already presented, so I will go for the easy third suggestion: Have you replaced the fuel filter within the last 30K miles? A clogged fuel filter might cause this problem and cause a fuel pump failure, particularly when the car is of this age. You might wonder how I know about failures in older vehicles... Walt Kienzle 1991 9000T "Everett M. Greene" <mojavegnospamveg.lsan.mdsg-pacwest.com> wrote in message news:20070406.7A598E8.7CE1nospamveg.nodomain... > Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> writes: >> John at johnnospamg.org wrote >> >> > Whenever the old '89 900T gets down to about or just below a 1/4 tank >> > on the >> > fuel gauge the thing starts sputtering like it's running out of fuel or >> > something. It does it every time it gets below the 1/4 mark on the >> > tank but >> > runs fine if you keep the gauge higher then that. Any ideas what might >> > be >> > the issue that appears to be related to fuel tank level? >> >> Are you certain that you are not genuinely running out of fuel? The >> gauges >> do not always tell the truth :) > > Or the rear fuel pump ist kaput.