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Category: Australia Car
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Experience:  Over 17 years diagnosing and repairing various model vehicles with some certifications and training.
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I have an EH ute, I have an eery whining noise coming from

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I have an EH ute, I have an eery whining noise coming from the rear area . It is worse after it's been driven for a while. It sounds as though it might be the fuel pump as it sounds as though it would be in that area of the car. It's definitely not in the engine. It doesn
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Customer: I have a whining noise coming from the rear of my 98 falcon ute 6cyl. It sounds as though it might be the fuel pump.
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Customer: The noise starts as soon as I turn the key on, before I start the engine.
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.My info is somewhat limited on your model here but I had seen no one else has responded and would like to see if I can help here.If at any time you feel that I cannot help with this please let me know.

If this noise is coming from the fuel tank or fuel tank area most likely this is the fuel pump itself at fault causing this here needing replaced.I have seen several fuel pump failures in the past before cause this issue needing replaced to correct this fault here.I would have this inspected further to be sure this is the cause here before replacing the pump.

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Thanks Pete