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07-08-2014 02:04 PM
1 Lucky Texan
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Originally Posted by cdc View Post
Here is a pdf of the service bulletin
thanx!

it does seem to have the sender and some gaskets separated out. I was hoping the cap and o-ring might also be listed separately.
07-08-2014 01:50 PM
cdc
Quote:
Anyone have access to TSBs ?

There may be a breakdown of parts now making it easier to repair the pump.

Service Bulletin #09-38-03
Here is a pdf of the service bulletin
06-29-2014 12:18 AM
1 Lucky Texan Anyone have access to TSBs ?

There may be a breakdown of parts now making it easier to repair the pump.

Service Bulletin #09-38-03
05-19-2014 04:49 PM
CNY_Dave That looks to be a manage link, not a link to the posting.
05-18-2014 11:02 AM
Tucker66 I have a 2003 Outback fuel pump for sale that has a good bowl and O ring, The hose fittings are broken off.
https://post.craigslist.org/manage/4438701486
10-15-2013 01:34 PM
1 Lucky Texan he did say 'continuous' .
10-15-2013 12:46 PM
wilsonhp A high pitched squeal from the tank area is the sound of a normal pump running. On any car, turn the key to the first position (before starting) and listen. the pump will run for a few seconds to pressurize the fuel rail. it will sound like this-a high pitched squeal. once the car is running, the sound is overwhelmed by the running engine sounds and you never hear it.

the squeal does NOT mean it is bad.
10-15-2013 10:19 AM
Dodik generally high pitched sound from tank would be fuel pump going bad from my expirience
10-15-2013 12:13 AM
1 Lucky Texan I suppose a problem with the exhaust could make a high-pitched sound. Is it like a whistle, a squeal or ????

maybe cardoc or others here could help more if you could post a link to a recording of the sound.

As for the cap, If you were reluctant to pull the pump to check, I'd bet a fuel pressure test would be helpful.
10-14-2013 04:49 PM
subaruman49 Wonder if there is a way to prevent the cap from splitting ?

Great info!!! Thanks for sharing
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