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Cost to replace fuel pump

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE)
in Belvedere Tiburon, CA on December 28, 2010
My car is actually a 1988, but I wasn't given that choice
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on December 28, 2010
Fuel Pump, Electrical part# 0020918801 $264.00
The time is about 1.5 hours. So 1.5 x whatever the shop hourly rate is.
The fuel accumulator also suggested when you replace the fuel pump.

Zee
on December 28, 2010
Thank you for your quick response.
Now, can you tell me if it's okay to use regular unleaded in the 1988 Mercedes? One mechanic says yes, the other says no.
on December 28, 2010
You are very welcome.
MB recommends premium fuel. Lower grade will cause performance issues.

Zee
on December 30, 2010
That's certainly a $500 job. You really need to use premium fuel in your MBZ. Good luck.
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