Fuel pressure accumulator

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Sat Jul 25 19:20:34 PDT 2009

On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 12:27:44 -0400 
     "Radek" < radek at istar.ca > wrote: 

> [ ... ]  Does the accumulator have anything to do with keeping the pressure in the system 

> (does it contain a check valve) or is it there just to smooth out the pulses of the fuel pump? 

> [ ... ] 

Maintains residual fuel pressure after engine shutdown, inhibiting vaporization of fuel in 

system during cool-down period of hot engine and greatly facilitating warm restart. 

Very good idea to replace with good unit. 

DeWitt Harrison 

'88 5000CS 

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