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Re: Stumped, fuel problem
Phil Payne wrote:
> In message <343B8D97.4CA9@sprintmail.com> Jon Meckem writes:
> > My 86 5ktq will not start, It starts fine in the morning but after it
> > gets up to operating temp. it will no longer start.
> Instant idea is that the warmup regulator (aka control pressure regulator) has
> gone west and is delivering system pressure rather than control pressure to the
> top of the metering head.
> A quick trick is to pull the connector off it and unscrew it from the engine
> block, suspending it in mid-air. Let it cool off, and see if your problem goes
> Otherwise, if your car is equipped for code pulling (fuse holder in fuel pump
> relay) then pull the codes. Simply spin the engine on the starter for five
> seconds or more, leave the ignition switched on, and pull the codes.
> Phil Payne
> Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club
Thanks Phil, I will give it a try. BTW, are you saying that by holding
the warm up reg. in the air will correct the pressure problem, or should
it be replaced to avoid any future problems?