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adamGT

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on: October 02, 2018, 11:00:06 am
Hey all!

Just wondering how many of you have had a fuel pump fail on you. Ive got 9000km on my `14 and Im starting to feel nervous going on long trips. Should I?

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Reply #1 on: October 02, 2018, 01:52:00 pm
I have only read about a couple of people who had problems with their fuel pumps although several more had problems with the electrical connectors not being fully plugged in.

As far as the pump in my 2011 goes, it has never shown the slightest hint of a problem and my RE is coming up on 23,000 miles (37,100 km).
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Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 04:29:03 am
I've done nearly 45k kms on my '15 C5 - same fuel pump as the GT, no issues.


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Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 06:32:29 am
35,000km on the CGT, no worries so far.
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Reply #4 on: February 02, 2019, 11:10:22 pm
33500km. Stuck on the side of the road at Penrith waiting for a tow truck..grrrrrr


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Reply #5 on: February 02, 2019, 11:12:07 pm
Side note. Are the gt pumps the same as the 500 bullet eith uce engine?
Dealer wants $860 AU for a new pump


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Reply #6 on: February 03, 2019, 12:01:05 am
HF!  Any chance of making a blanking plate and using a far less expensive external pump?

Did you check the fuses and the 3 relays?  The time mine stranded me was the fuse for the efi circuit. That's about the time I chocked up the back of the tank to fix a wiring fault.
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Reply #7 on: February 03, 2019, 01:17:28 am
Nah Simon. Swapped relays out. You can hear the fuel pump clicking but not the priming sound.


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Reply #8 on: February 03, 2019, 02:03:11 am
As far as I know, the pumps are the same, this is a UK listing http://tiny.cc/r7rw2y But the part number etc.. is in the details.
Remove your pump module, take it apart and fit the new pump, I've had mine apart for cleaning and it isn't difficult.

Frank
« Last Edit: February 03, 2019, 02:07:32 am by Boxerman »


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Reply #9 on: February 03, 2019, 03:00:50 am
Thanks Boxerman. Fuses all good. Relays all good. Will pull the tank off and pull out fuel pump tomorrow.  Thanks for the link.
Ps
Frank, just ordered that part. $155 is alot better than the $860 i was quoted. 4 week turn around though.
Cheers
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« Last Edit: February 03, 2019, 03:10:16 am by Paul_42 »


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Reply #10 on: February 03, 2019, 04:11:44 am
Suzuki RMX 450 use the same pump as our Enfield's  , I have one of these on hand just in case .  https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F153056594791 
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Reply #11 on: February 03, 2019, 05:51:10 am
Thanks Jako, good to know there are alternatives out there.
Paul.


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Reply #12 on: February 03, 2019, 07:41:43 pm
Brilliant information. Be good if there was a sticky on the forum with a list of easy to obtain alternatives to genuine Enfield parts.
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Reply #13 on: February 04, 2019, 07:40:48 am
Here in the U.S. this is where I got a replacement for mine:
https://www.highflowfuel.com/ag-1320125.1317715.1320995.1320996.1317805-motorcycle-scooter-2012-royal-enfield-bullet-500-efi.html
Very nice pump for a damned sight less than OEM. I posted a pictorial of replacement in this forum here:
https://forum.classicmotorworks.com/index.php/topic,26222.0.html
The PN I ordered may not be the correct one for your CGT, but hope it helps.
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Reply #14 on: February 04, 2019, 06:08:02 pm
Bike back together and running, super simple to pull guts out and replace pump. Used the RMX from the Suzuki. Thanks for all the input gents.
Cheers
Paul