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2001 Porsche 911 Question: fuel pump

 

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sam63, Virginia Beach, VA, March 03, 2011, 06:06
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I have a 2001 Carrera that I have been driving for about 4 years. A month ago it wouldn't start. I took it to the Porsche dealership and they diagnosed it as a fuel pump. It was replaced, and the next day it wouldn't start. They told me it was the fuel pump (again) and then changed the fuel pump relay switch. 2 days later and again, it won't start. Unbelievably, they again said it was a fuel pump. I got it back, and yes, 4 days later, the same problem. The dealership still contends that it is a fuel pump! At this point, I have a car that doesn't run and I almost have to let them fix it or give me my money back from the original repair. Does anybody know what else would cause this problem, because I am pretty sure that Porsched fuel pumps aren't that unreliable? Thanks.

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    Superbob March 05, 2011, 17:41
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    I recommend you tow the car to an independent Porsche specialist. I'm sure that the dealer has not figured out what's wrong with your car and if it were myself, I'd find someone who can. Sorry about your dealership experience, they're not all that bad.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you:
    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=23452&car_bra...

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    Visitor, March 06, 2011, 08:39

    Thanks. I'm definitely going to do that.

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