1993 NISSAN ALTIMA FUEL PUMP

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  • bcking
  • 1993 Nissan Altima

Engine Mechanical problem
1993 Nissan Altima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 156000 miles

my veh will only start if someone bangs on the gas tank I have been told that this is the fuel pump by several ppl and then I am told that the gas tank needs to be cleaned. Sometimes the car will start for several days after this is done and then it will have to be done again I am at odds about this I do not know a mechanic and I do not want to be taken advantage of

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 AT 11:23 AM

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  • blackop555
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Yes that means the pump is bad and you need a new pump. What banging does is realign the pump armature and the brushes and then it runs

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Thursday, December 17th, 2009 AT 7:47 PM

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