I have a 2001 Ford Escape, I need to know if my fuel pump is going out? I notice the other day when is was in my driveway I could hear a buzzing sound under the car near the gas tank.

Asked by Dec 15, 2015 at 01:24 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If you are low on fuel then you are probably hearing the pump. The fuel in the tank cools and muffles pump. There are multiple things that can make the buzz noise while sitting still and can get more noticeable when its quiet or next to a wall or another car.

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If the ignition is on, it is normal to hear a little noise from the fuel pump.

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