I'll need to know if the gasoline pump works continuosty or not. Thank you very much

Tiny
BORONDES
  • 1981 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS
  • 53,000 MILES

Electricity doen`t reach the pump, so the mechanic wants to "plug" it to another source.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 4:18 PM

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Tiny
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No, have it repaired correctly. Take it to another shop and have it properly diged and repaired

Roy

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 4:22 PM
Tiny
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The pump works continously when engine is running but there are safety features incorporated into the system to stop it in case of accident. Rigging it to a constant source is a safety hazard.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 4:32 PM
Tiny
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It only runs as long as the engine is running. It won't and shouldn't run if the engine is not running.

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 4:44 PM
Tiny
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Thank you very much! You are the best. Here in Asturias (Spain) an Oldsmobile is as rare as a green dog! Nobody knows what to do whith it, ha ha

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Friday, August 17th, 2012 AT 5:40 PM

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