[DML] Fuel pressure/accumulator question
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[DML] Fuel pressure/accumulator question

If the accumulator is bad and leaking back into the return line would 
it take longer for the pump to reach operating pressure?  This would 
constitute a fuel leak in the system except for that it does not vent 
out of the system correct? 


Assume the accumulator is good and not leaking back into the return 
line, if I put a tee in the fuel line right after the fuel pump and 
connected a hose to it and ran it back into the fuel tank that would 
be the same as having a bad accumulator. This would obviously cause 
fuel pressure to be low or the pump would have more difficulty 
maintaining pressure.

Are these assumptions correct or misguided?


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