Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

fuel line noise damper?


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 brus brother

brus brother

    Subaru Master

  • Members
  • 1,875 posts
  • Connecticut

Posted 25 September 2003 - 05:15 PM

My 90 Loyale sprang a fuel leak. The "fuel damper" rusted out. It is located right beyond the fuel pump. No dealers stocked it around here and none could say that it regulated anything other than noise. I disconnected the bugger from the fuel pump and substituted a 3/8 fuel line hose with clamps. I'm no longer leaking but does anyone know if there is any purpose that this $45 item served. The car seems to run well so far but remember the story of the fellow who fell from a skyscraper... at every floor they heard him yell out... so far so good!

#2 GeneralDisorder

GeneralDisorder

    Elite Master of the Subaru

  • Members
  • 20,280 posts
  • Portland

Posted 25 September 2003 - 09:16 PM

If it's not a filter, or a pressure regulator, and your getting fuel, I would say file that little sucker in the round-file. One less thing to blow up later....

GD

#3 Adam N.D.J.

Adam N.D.J.

    Quite Rusty, but working.

  • Members
  • 3,267 posts
  • Medford, Oregon

Posted 25 September 2003 - 11:15 PM

If it's what I think your talking about, then it's actually a fuel damper. What it does is smooth out any pulses from the pump. It may sound like a crucial part, but not really. When I plumbed my truck for F.I. I didn't have one, so I went without. If I intently watch my FP guage, I'll notice a very slight movement in the needle, but it doesn't effect drivability, and has been like this for many months now. You can do without it.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users