re. vapor lock ? //////////whoopssss....
aukdav at wcoil.com
Wed Oct 4 20:34:45 EDT 2000
Yes. Up to that point I had swapped out every fuel component to no avail.
Finally took it to a shop and they ran some pressure checks and found it was
the check valve.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
To: "Dave Aukerman" <aukdav at wcoil.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 5:58 PM
Subject: Re: re. vapor lock ? //////////whoopssss....
Previous "send" obviously in error: Didn't get my question asked: Is the
check valve you mentioned the thingy (©) atop the fuel pump?
At 11:33 AM 10/04/2000 -0400, Dave Aukerman wrote:
>Ran into a similar problem about a year ago. Drove me nuts. Problem was
>finally traced to a bad fuel pump check valve. Car started fine after
>completely cooled down, but never while warm.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: TT <tomasie at wa.freei.net>
>To: <quattro at audifans.com>
>Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 11:55 AM
>Subject: re. vapor lock ? 89 200tq
> > Could this possibly be the Fuel Accumulator?
> > I always thought its job was to hold fuel pressure to prevent vapor lock
> > improve hot restarts.
> > TT
> > >>Problem:
> > On warm days (75 and above) after about a 15 min drive (or longer and =
> > sometimes shorter) the car will not start until it has rested appox 22.5
> > mins (on Tuesdays it is more like 27.5 mins) preferably with its hood =
> > open. This has been going on all summer and is driving me batty. I have
> > learned to add an additional 20+ mins to each of my sales calls ... non
> > chargeable.
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