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Q: Fuel pump noise

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The fuel pump is making a loud noise.

A: A loud fuel pump often indicates either exc...

A loud fuel pump often indicates either excessive cavitation, or mechanical failure is eminent. Either of these issues will lead to fuel starvation and drivability issues. My recommendation is to have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, replace the fuel pump, as this issue will not correct itself.

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