Re: [DML] Lack of fuel pressure
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Re: [DML] Lack of fuel pressure


You need to insure that fuel is making it's way all
the way back to the engine.  Water will totally ruin a
Delorean fuel pump in less than two months.  (Just ask
Josh Porter)

It may sound like everything is working, but you need
to check to make sure fuel is getting to the engine.

Pop the line off the fuel distributor and jumper the
pump.  You should be able to fill up a quart jar in
about 10-20 seconds.  If it doesn't, then go back to
the fuel pump outlet and perform the same check. 
You've got a "clog' somewhere, and you can bet it was
the water in the system that caused it.  Let me know
if this helps.


--- Phil Priestley <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> My car was spitting and sputtering lately and
> showing a general lack  
> of power like it was starving for fuel. After
> dealing with a tank of  
> bad fuel that had several gallons of water in it
> last fall I thought  
> that  maybe the fuel filter was plugged so I changed
> it out yesterday.
> Even after changing the filter the car ran the same
> so I popped the  
> injectors out of one head and stuck them in soda
> bottles and jumped  
> the fuel pump. Two out of three seemed fine with one
> barely spraying.  
> Damn! those injectors are only two years old and
> have about 200 miles  
> on them.  I pulled the injectors off and tapped them
> a few times to  
> see if I could dislodge any chunks of crud out of
> them, put them back  
> on and jumped the fuel pump again.
> This time there was no spray or even dribbles coming
> out of them. I  
> can hear a whoosing sound of fuel going through the
> CPR and back to  
> the tank. I pulled the injectors off the lines and
> stuck the lines in  
> soda bottles and jumped the pump again. This time
> with the air meter  
> pressed down all the way there is barely a trickle
> of fuel coming out  
> of the lines.
> So what gives? The CPR is a rebuilt one that is
> about 2 years old,  
> fuel pump is a year old, fuel filter is new,
> injectors 2 years. I  
> can't imagine what is going on here. Anyone able to
> help?
> Phil Priestley
> Vin 2105

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