SaturnFans.com
what's new (beta) - classifieds - forums - photos


Go Back   SaturnFans.com Forums > Models > Saturn L-Series > L-Series General
Register FAQ Members List Groups Calendar Chat Room Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-21-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
Cincy Saturn
Member
Cincy Saturn is on a distinguished road
 
Cincy Saturn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 251
Wrench Fuel Pump Change on L200

I was tooling down the interstate when my Motor died.
FYI, these cars can roll one hell of a long way from highway speed. I made it to the exit ramp and down to the intersecting highway.

The Fuse was good along with the relay. I swapped these out with others under the hood to verify.

The system had no fuel pressure. I depressed the shrader valve to check it.

There was also no sound frm the pump when I turned the key.

So all of the classic symptoms.

Well to change the pump, you have to remove the gas tank and to do that, the exhaust pipe... The designer made this a job only for those that have a lift and several friends to help with the exhaust removal.

I had mine done in a local Indy Shop.
- The Pump and filter are just over $400 for GM parts.
- I priced them around town and found their price to be true.
- They strongly recommended the GM parts.
- Labor is nearly 3 hours
- Total Price was $750 with tax.

Not a pleasant thing. The shop says they typically see GM fuel pumps fail sometime around 100k miles and 6-7 years. Nailed mine to the 'T'... 2002 with 98k miles.

If you are thinking of DIY... it is not real possible without a lift. The Exhaust Pipe makes it a problem for the shade tree/ driveway mechanic. Think remove the back seat and cut a hole in the floor pan of your car to access the pump. I am not sure of the location so cut big. Seal your patch with plenty of silicone !.


...
The dipstick for the 710 fluid says "ADD"...Where do you buy 710 fluid ?

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Cincy Saturn's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Cincy Saturn reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Cincy Saturn is offline   Reply With Quote
SaturnFans.com Sponsored Links
Old 07-23-2009, 01:44 PM   #2
Robman
Advanced Member
Robman will become famous soon enoughRobman will become famous soon enough
 
Robman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Aviano, Italy
Posts: 620
 

2001 L-Series 2.2L Sedan
Default Re: Fuel Pump Change on L200

paid $500 back when and that was when the car had 35K on a 01 in 04

...
Rob
2001 Turbo L200
1997 F150 XLT
1985 Range Rover Classic
1999 Yamaha Blaster YFS200

Do It Yourself

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Robman's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Robman reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Robman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2009, 05:53 PM   #3
Cincy Saturn
Member
Cincy Saturn is on a distinguished road
 
Cincy Saturn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 251
Wrench Re: Fuel Pump Change on L200

Quote:
Originally Posted by Robman View Post
paid $500 back when and that was when the car had 35K on a 01 in 04
Well I have heard it many times, that there is no inflation.
So the facts that you got what I paid 50% more for 5 years ago is obviously a communist plot with possible links to Alquida sleeper cells wedged deep in the belly of Government Motors.

I will turn on the Bat signal to alert Mein Preisdente.

Thanks

...
The dipstick for the 710 fluid says "ADD"...Where do you buy 710 fluid ?

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to Cincy Saturn's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help Cincy Saturn reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
Cincy Saturn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2009, 06:39 PM   #4
MikeNW
Master Member
MikeNW has a spectacular aura aboutMikeNW has a spectacular aura aboutMikeNW has a spectacular aura about
 
MikeNW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lower Alabama
Posts: 2,821
 

1997 SL
Default Re: Fuel Pump Change on L200

Jeez, I feel for you. That's a lot of coin for something that doesn't actually improve the car!
I had a 77 VW Rabbit, there was an access panel in the floorboard, under the rear seat, so you could get to the fuel pump/sender unit. No kidding.
Three Philips screws and there it was.

I wonder why this idea isn't repeated on modern cars.

I am looking at doing this to my SL Saturn. The kicker might be, if there is a frame rail in the way, or other obstruction.

Good luck

...
97 SL. Born 6/5/97, bought 7/7/97
08 Burgman 400
02 Haro MTB- can't kill it, still trying though

The Schofield Kid: Yeah, well, I guess they had it coming.
Will Munny: We all got it coming, kid.

REWARD EXCELLENCE!

Add to MikeNW's Reputation
Rate the quality of this post and help MikeNW reputation points. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Thank you!
MikeNW is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
l200 fuel pump aaajessy L-Series General 6 08-22-2010 03:09 PM
Fuel Pump Change thfrider S-Series Tech 14 07-15-2009 03:54 PM
fuel pump change je_saturn L-Series Tech 11 06-07-2009 02:08 PM
2001 L200 fuel pump saluki L-Series Tech 5 02-07-2009 07:43 PM
2003 L200 Fuel Pump Nightmare sanchezla3 L-Series General 0 05-05-2006 02:20 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 PM.

Advanced Forum Search | Advanced Photo Search


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SaturnFans.com. The Saturn Enthusiasts Site.