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Good Brands of Main Fuel Pumps; Preventive Maintenance 200 1988

Hi Mike,

Had a suspicion you were the Mike who emailed me. Glad to find out I've been helpful! Let me try again: Stick with Bosch for the main pump. In fact, I recommend you stick with the one that's in there, unless you can prove it needs replacement. They can last "forever" even though the lift pump's failure may have put some extra miles on it.

In any case, the main pump on a 240 is not what I call a PM item, like it is on all the other makes of cars you see around you. But, if you insist on replacing it, don't use any other aftermarket brand.

There are other PM things you can do. For instance, the driveshaft has three universal joints which can and should be lubed. You remove the plug in the cross shaft and temporarily install a zerk fitting. Then you lube it through a needle adapter on your grease gun.

Art Benstein near Baltimore

Always remember that you're unique. Just like everyone else.


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