2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby kennysmoke [OP] » September 18th 2017, 3:01am

Fuel pump finally gave up the ghost on my '01 Safari. What brands do you all like... I've tried various brands over the years with mixed results..
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby Leeann_93 » September 18th 2017, 3:06am

AC Delco or Delphi.
'05 Astro AWD vin X
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'93 AWD EXT vin W - real broke
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby 1lowcab » September 18th 2017, 3:31am

Ditto, Delco on mine.
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby WinnieVan » September 18th 2017, 4:58am

Ditto -- I went Delco. It's a big enough job that I didn't want to do it again due to crappy parts.
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby kennysmoke [OP] » September 19th 2017, 2:13am

Getting ready to order the Delco pump... Rock Auto lists 2 of them... which one is right for a 2001 Safari ...

This one... ACDELCO MU1775 {#19180092} GM Original Equipment; w/ Internal Strainer Info One of our most popular parts
EXCEPT Robust Fuel System Sender (K53)

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or this one? ACDELCO MU1380 {#15036173, 88965569} GM Original Equipment; w/ Internal Strainer Info One of our most popular parts
Robust Fuel System Sender (K53)
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby WinnieVan » September 19th 2017, 2:29am

kennysmoke wrote:Getting ready to order the Delco pump... Rock Auto lists 2 of them... which one is right for a 2001 Safari ...

This one... ACDELCO MU1775 {#19180092} GM Original Equipment; w/ Internal Strainer Info One of our most popular parts
EXCEPT Robust Fuel System Sender (K53)

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$167.79


or this one? ACDELCO MU1380 {#15036173, 88965569} GM Original Equipment; w/ Internal Strainer Info One of our most popular parts
Robust Fuel System Sender (K53)


Get the non-robust one. The robust ones are for military and non-us based vehicles -- or so I was told by an AC delco rep.


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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby CopperFiremistCopperFiremist is online! » September 19th 2017, 2:32am

I highly doubt you have a K53 RPO code. You could check your RPO codes on the passenger door but most GM vehicles with that RPO code were for export where gasoline is of questionable grades. Which ever pump you decide on get the GM OE. :2:
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby Leeann_93 » September 19th 2017, 2:36am

Almost positive it's the first one.
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby kennysmoke [OP] » September 19th 2017, 3:04am

Thanks for the replies... I'm also ordering new tank straps. Is there anything else besides the fuel filter that I should change while doing the job?
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Re: 2001 Safari Fuel pump recommendations

Postby The Drummer » September 19th 2017, 3:19am

A good visual check of the metal lines , especialy where the quick fittings are jointed .
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