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Old 07-31-2004, 11:03 AM   #61
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Re: Car Maintenance Question

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"I removed the back seat, cut a hole in the sheet metal over the pump, removed and replaced. "

I meant to mention this TH, this is priceless, and I like the way you think !! I was working on a friends VW a couple of years back and we thought the fuel pump went (this one actually had 2, one in the tank and one up front). We were trying to diagnose it and were contemplating dropping the tank when we came up with the same idea. So we pulled the back the back seat out and behold ! VW had thought of putting in an access plate ! Oh yeah, and it was the fuel pump !


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Re: Car Maintenance Question
Old 07-31-2004, 11:27 AM   #62
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Re: Car Maintenance Question

Funny but the bimmer had an outline stamped in the sheet metal where I was going to cut anyhow, as if they intended to do it or at least were giving you a hint.

Imagine me and a drill chanting "please dont puncture the tank...please dont puncture the tank..."

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