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4x4 the saga continues

Sharpfinger

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So the oem fuel pump has turned up at a price of £305. :eek: :eek: :eek: will fit it this evening after work :thumbsup:... Let's hope it finally sorts the issue.... Fuel gauge reading wrong...
305 quid for a fuel pump doesn’t sound too bad when you compare it to an aftermarket rear spare wheel carrier seen at the Great British Land Rover show on Sunday for 600 quid! No, that not a typo - SIX HUNDRED QUID!!
 

1 shot willie

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Bugger mate......hang in there......I probably have this wrong.....BUT.....when I had mine....I think I remember reading something about a pressure hose......visible under the bonnet.....on the hose it said there was a valve....like a tyre valve......I think this had something to do with the pressure in the fuel system????....again.....I have probably got it very wrong 🤔🤔🤔

Hope you suss it out.
 

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it turns out that some landrover fuel pumps come with a non return valve built in which stops the fuel from draining back to the fuel tank over night :thumbsup: but on other pumps the return valve is not fitted on the pump and it has to be installed on the filter housing :eek:

my original pump had the valve fitted :thumbsup:

but the replacement pumps (all three of them ) didnt ... so what was happening was the landy would start and run for apox 10 mins and then fun out of fuel :mad:

whistle researching the fuel system i stumbled across the diagram describing the fuel pipe/fuel direction of travel and the description of each item in the fuel flow path .... i replaced the filter housing when i had the rear end renewed and thought it came with a non retun valve built in so was discounting that as a problem :) wasnt till i went to replace it i noticed there wasnt 1 fitted :whistle:

anyways it all seems good so far but only time will tell
 

Sharpfinger

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think i can say with fingers crossed its sorted :thumbsup: :)

normal service has been resumed .... i,ll say that it tested me this time was very close to throwing in the towel ;)
Don’t throw the towel in - just repurpose it!

Here’s an example for you -

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