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 Post subject: Is this a fuel pump issue?
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:41 am 
Oompa Loompa
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Ride: 1995 EF Falcon Futura Classic

Location: Bundoora, Melbourne
VIC, Australia

Hey guys, just wanted to double check before I spent some $$$. My 95 EF Falcon makes a loud whining noise that comes from the back of the car, but only when my tank is low. The car also, sometimes, has trouble starting, kind of like it doesn't have enough fuel (this happens even if I have a full tank). Stomping the accelerator helps it start.
So, is this the fuel pump that needs to be replaced?

Thanks, Jack.



95 EFII Falcon Futura Classic; 2.5" Cat-back exhaust, Hi-Flow Cat, Redback Extractors, Lowered with Monroe GT Shocks, Boxed Pod Filter, BA Snorkel, Smoked Tail Lights, DBA Slotted Rotors, Pioneer/Orion Sound System and 19" FPV Cobra Wheels.

 Post subject: Re: Is this a fuel pump issue?
Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:31 am 
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Sounds like the pump is on the way out.




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 Post subject: Re: Is this a fuel pump issue?
Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:48 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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Location: Sydney West
NSW, Australia

Sounds like it.
The fuel pump on the missus's XR8 decided to bundy off yesterday afternoon. No warning whatsoever , just a dead car.
Fun job fixing that today.



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More people paid for a ride in a VT commodore then an AU Falcon so the VT is superior.
Based on that fact my Mum is the best around!

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