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1984 Winnebago Chieftain Fuel Problem by Jesse
Post New Message It seems like every two years I am having to replace my mechanical fuel pump. When I get about 25 to 30 mph it starts to hesitate or studder. Before that I thought it needed a tune up so I did it and it still did the same. Here is what I have done since then. I put a new(rebuilt) Carburetor,
tuned it up with spark plugs, wires, cap and rotor, fuel filters (2) one on carb and underneath. Drop tank and changed lines and checked gas cap. And I decided to do away with the mechanical pump and put an electic pump. I am not the smartest guy but I relocated the pump behind the motor above the transmission on that wall. I plugged the mechanical pump. I tested and drove and now I was up to 40 to 45 mph and it still sputtered to that point. I dont think its vaporizing so I decided to run a test on it a theory. I put a gas can inside the motorhome. Disconnected the hose behind the fuel pump and connected a longer hose to reach the gas can, and took it for a test run. It ran like a charm up to 70 mph and up hills with power. So I figured the pump was working to hard up front and located it half way between the tank and motor in front of fuel filter. It went back to sputtering. My question is, If I relocate it further back closer to my tank will I still have the problem? My theory is One pump is not enough. The pump I bought is from NAPA. The brand is a Carter pump (electric). Do I need 2 pumps, one up front and back? Need help on setting this up and how to make safe? Or any explaination to make this work. Please email me back or call 940-465-0938 if you have any questions.
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Post New Message1984 Winnebago Chieftain Fuel Problem Jesse 3-2-03  
  Reply to MessageRe: 1984 Winnebago Chieftain Fuel Problem Louise 5-8-15  
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