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Question Fuel Pump and Pick Up Tube

I have an 01 Excursion with a 7.3. Loosing power like it was starving for fuel once it reached operating temp. Dealer says I need fuel pump and drop tank to clean and/or replace pick up tube. Does anyone know if an aftermarket fuel pump will work just as well and just as long as the dealer part?
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should. ebay has some for about $80. they are generic pumps, but i think made by Airtex, by the looks of them. for what a dealer would charge on a pump, i would spend a tad more and get a FASS/AirDog.

the tank has a funky problem with it sometimes, but i dotn recall what, hopefully someone else will chime in...


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Before you go buying a fuel pump drop that tank and do the hutch mod, which will cost you less than $20 bucks at any parts house, reinstall and if that wasnt the fix, Then replace fuel pump.

I recently had a full lesson (about $1300) in the fuel system from a scheisty mechanic. We will be more than happy to walk you thru it.

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i just went through something similar but my pickup was cracked according to the dealer and aerated the fuel causin #8 inj to crap the bed

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