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  1. #1
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    2000 9-5 Gary fisher
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    Fuel pump replacement

    Not knowing how old it was I was going to replace the fuel pump today . Figured it would be quick and easy. With the new pump in hand I open the cover up and see this mess.





    At first I didnít know how it was supposed to look so I started pulling the electrical connector off. The fuel lines started to get me confused. That is when I realized this was another part the previous owner hacked together instead of fixing it properly. The one connector is in welded shut and the other one seems to be covered with a huge glob of silicone. The return line is installed in a hole that he drilled with silicone slathered all over to keep it in place.

    So now I need to order the plastic clips for the fuel lines. Hope that I can save the housing. If not then I will have to buy another housing since I only ordered the fuel pump itself.

    Good news at least I know the pump has been replaced at sometime in the past.


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    2001 9-5 5 door
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    Ah, the crimes of previous owners... Never a dull moment, huh?

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