FUEL PUMP

  • Tiny
  • may williams
  • 1985 Suzuki Sierra
  • 250,000 miles

Why does the fuel leak back from the pump to the tank does this carby have a replacement kit[diaphram & valve] like the old fuel pumps in that age bracket. How are thry inserted & how is the fuel pump opened when taken off the engine

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 5:03 AM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Does it look like it comes apart?

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 7:26 AM
  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Why not replace with cheaper easy mount electric pump from auto store my brother did that for like $30.

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 7:32 AM
  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Such mechanical pumps are non repairable. As fixitmr recommends, get an electrical pump but ensure it is for carburetted engines as there are those availble for injections which have excessive pressure for the carb.

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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 10:28 AM

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