What are the symptoms of a faulty high pressure fuel pump?

Is My Fuel Pump Going Bad? Here Are 8 Signs It Is!

  • Fuel Tank Noise. A damaged fuel pump might make a loud, whining sound that you’ll hear from your gas tank.
  • Difficult Starts.
  • Sputtering Engine.
  • The Actual Stall.
  • Power Loss.
  • Surging Power.
  • Lower Fuel Efficiency.
  • Dead Engine.

How long does BMW HPFP last?

Unfortunately this is probably the single most common engine problem on N54’s. Fortunately, BMW realized that, and warrantied it for 10 years or 120,000 miles. If you own a higher mileage N54, it is likely that you have had your HPFP replaced at one point in time.

How do you know if your fuel pump is bad on a BMW?

There are a number of things you might notice if your BMW’s fuel pump is failing:

  1. High Engine Temperature.
  2. Stalling at High Temperatures.
  3. Decrease in Gas Mileage.
  4. Engine Sputtering.
  5. Surging.
  6. Noisy Pump.
  7. Lower Engine Power.
  8. Problems Starting.

How much does it cost to install HPFP?

According to BMWAutoParts, the HPFP cost only $204.13 (see below); and I think the labor is approximately 1-2 hours. Very likely, BMW will quote you $400 to $1000. Unless you have voided your warranty, your pump is covered for 10 years.

What causes high pressure pump failure?

The main destroyer of high-pressure fuel pumps is a lack of oil changes. Wear between the camshaft lobes and the high-pressure pump follower prevents the pump from generating enough piston movement. Less movement of the pump means less pressure.

How much is a fuel pump for a BMW 328i?

The average cost for a BMW 328i fuel pump replacement is between $969 and $1,117. Labor costs are estimated between $144 and $182 while parts are priced between $825 and $935.

Will a check engine light come on for a bad fuel pump?

Bad Fuel Pump, Fuel Pressure Sensor Can Trigger ‘Check Engine’ Light, P0087 Code. Your car’s “Check Engine” or “Service Engine Soon” light can flash on for more than 1,400 different reasons.

Are there any problems with the BMW fuel pump?

BMW High Pressure Fuel Pump Issues In February 2013 BMW announced that it was recalling 569,000 vehicles due to defective High Pressure Fuel Pumps (HPFP). There were 504,000 affected vehicle in the U.S. and another 65,000 in Canada. This is the second time BMW has issued a recall due to defective fuel pumps.

What kind of engine code does a BMW 3 series have?

Below is the text of the BMW Service Bulletin: Applies to: BMW 3 Series 2007-2008 – Turbo Models Only – Engine Codes: N54 (platforms: E90, E92, E93) Subject: BMW emissions warranty of the High Pressure Fuel Pump (HDP) has been extended from 4 years or 50,000 miles to 10 years or 120,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Can a bad HPFP kill the engine?

The HPFP does not always just die, it sometimes prolongs the issue making it confusing to diagnose unless the check engine light comes on. Some of the pumps have been reported to die all at once, with some even failing while driving at freeway speeds, causing the engine to die abruptly (very dangerous).

How many cars were affected by the BMW fuel pump recall?

There were 504,000 affected vehicle in the U.S. and another 65,000 in Canada. This is the second time BMW has issued a recall due to defective fuel pumps. The first recall was issued in 2010 and there were 130,000 vehicles involved in that one.