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Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 18:35:10 -0400
From: "John" <johnnospamg.org>
Subject: Re: 89 900 T sputters at 1/4 tank


"Rod H" <rodhoggnospamnet> wrote in message news:CxeTh.170088$907.101270nospamfe13.phx... > > "John" <johnnospamg.org> wrote in message > news:131b8jaiup1na56nospam.supernews.com... >> 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? >> >> TIA >> > > my car does same thing. 1985 900s. my gauge doesn't work but when it gets > down to about 4-6 gal left in tank it sputters also. I have became > accustomed to putting gas in when tripdometer reaches 200 miles. If you > fix I would be interested in what worked for you. I tried a can of water > remover but it didn't help me. > > rod > Yes, I've tried the water remover too. When I get a chance I'm going to swap fuel pumps with another 900T in the yard and see if that dows anything. Those fuel pumps are expensive and I don't want to throw the money at it if that isn't the problem. The other 900T runs fine so if I swap pumps that will tell me for sure. I suspect it is the pump, just puzzeled about the magic of the 1/4 tank thing. I'll post back here if the pump swap resolves the issue, especially if it moves the problem to the other vehicle....

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