Check those fuel pump diaphragms...
As mws said, check the fuel pump diaphragms on both sides..my bet is they are
leaking. Fabricate yourself a pentagon-shaped bit and remove the fuel pressure
regulator to check the diaphragms. I haven't found a suitable replacement yet
but the Audi Q7/VW Touraeg (or however you spell that) have a similar design
specced HPFP that sells for $200 or so on Ebay. You may be able to swap or modify
the diaphragm from this pump...I haven't opened one up yet to see. If it works, it'd
be a heck of a lot cheaper than $2500 per pump.
Also might want to consider lubricating your gasoline with an additive to prevent
the pump piston scoring the bore allowing metal shavings to kill your next pump.
Last edited by new760Liowner; 06-15-2013 at 09:45 AM.