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Re: Fuel Pump

To: "Dave Gunderson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Fuel Pump
From: "Blair J. Weiss" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 18:40:37 -0400
You can hear the fuel pump over the engine, exaust and wind? Usually you
only hear on startup, maybe it's loose and rattling around? Usually it's
when you don't hear it you should be concerned.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Gunderson" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 4:52 PM
Subject: Fuel Pump

> I am a newbie to the MG world as I have just purchased a 1978 B.
> I have a question / concern regarding the noise coming from my fuel pump,
> sounds like Riverdance being performed behind me as I drive. I
> it is a point(s) actuated pump as the diaphragm moves in and out it causes
> rod to open and close the points but should it be that loud? It is nearly
> constant running (tapping loudly); I estimate it is running 99% of the
> I have not had any fuel starvation problems.
> Any comments / suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I find it hard to
> believe they were designed to be this loud.
> Thank you,
> Dave Gunderson
> Moffat, Ontario
> Canada

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