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Old 06-05-2017, 02:35 PM
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Default Electric fuel pump replacement

I recall within the past couple of years a discussion about the need to replace the electric fuel pump with a different (newer?) model. I don't know if this came from Van's. I've searched the forums and the revisions pages at Van's and can find no reference to this. I even called Van's and the parts person said he was unaware of any directive to replace the pump. Does anyone have any information about this? I've been working long hours, but I don't think I hallucinated it.

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Old 06-05-2017, 02:46 PM
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I haven't seen anything about it. I think there was some discussion about alternative Facet part numbers or something, in case you wanted to buy one from a source other than Van's, but the details are foggy.

There has been a mandatory replacement for the mechanical fuel pumps on the Rotax. I had to do that last year.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:11 PM
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i do not recall any discussion regarding the ELECTRIC fuel pump. There was plenty of discussion regarding the replacement of the Rotax ENGINE-DRIVEN pump. If you order a new Facet ELECTRIC pump for the RV-12, be sure to order the correct Facet model -- buy it from Van's to get the correct Facet pump.
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Old 06-05-2017, 04:18 PM
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Rotax has changed the engine drive pump a couple of times over the years.
The electric pump is still the same one that has always been used.
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Old 06-05-2017, 10:15 PM
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Rotax has changed the engine drive pump a couple of times over the years.
The electric pump is still the same one that has always been used.
Thanks all. Obviously I confused the talk about the engine-driven pump with the electric pump.

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