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Old 10-14-2013, 05:32 PM   #1907
Mookish Mook
Joined: Aug 2007
Location: Either UK or Australia ...
Oddometer: 4,396
Originally Posted by BENRON View Post
The bottom end of my pump crapped out with the Dr bean kit. Not the fault of the kit, but just shows that the pump isn't perfect once installed. Running a facet now. Didn't want to deal with a manual fuel shutoff.
Same in my case.
Electrical erosion isn't the only failure mode.
The internals of the pump can corrode and the piston can stick. In this case you tend to get intermittent failure symptoms. A sharp hit to the pump will free it up for a little while... maybe enough to get you home (as was my case).

Facet was the replacement here too ...
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