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mk 3 midget fuel pump
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eddie



Joined: 07 Jan 2008
Posts: 14

PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:56 pm    Post subject: mk 3 midget fuel pump Reply with quote

My 1967 mk 3 midgets fuel pump is clicking away most of the time as if it has run out of fuel, car drives ok any ideas.
Eddie
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peter scott



Joined: 18 Dec 2007
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Location: Edinburgh

PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like the little valves in the pump might need cleaned. It's not difficult
to do. You only need to unscrew the inlet connection boss and the filter which is 180 degrees removed from it. Just make sure you take note of the order that things come out in.

Peter
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Rich5ltr



Joined: 28 Mar 2008
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Location: Hampshire, UK

PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or it might be an air leak in the pipe inside the tank so the pump is sucking air...
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eddie



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:39 pm    Post subject: mg mk 3 fuel pump Reply with quote

Cheers Peter/ Rich,
I will check it out tomorrow.
Eddie
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Finch661



Joined: 19 Feb 2009
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Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

how would you check for an air leak in the tank pipe? my pump doesnt suck fuel in when the car is below 1/4
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