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Randall C, ASE Master Tech
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Experience:  ASE Master Tech, 32 years exp,Cadillac 6 yrs
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Need to know if the fuel pump is in the tank or the side of

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need to know if the fuel pump is in the tank or the side of the engine ?
JA: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?
Customer: 73 eldorado
JA: Are you fixing your Eldorado yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no a friend asked me and im not sure
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thank you
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Randall C replied 11 months ago.

Hello, in 1973, Caddy used the mechanical fuel pump mounted on side of engine, Now, they are fine but with todays technology, some customers with the vintage mechanical fuel pumps, bypass them with a small electric fuel pump, pumps the same volume etc of fuel but easier to contend with for any future problems and in reality can be more reliable, I have attached a link showing what the fuel pump looks like ont he engine in yours