[DML] Re: Hot start problem
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[DML] Re: Hot start problem



Hot or cold start issues - if the RPM relay does the prime function - 
you can cycle through the prime cycle 5 or 6 times slowly (turn on 
the key - turn off the key) and you can usually get fired up that 
way - if the accumulator isn't leaking down too badly.

Harold McElraft - 3354

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> After 3 hours it is no longer the accumulator. It doesn't hold the
> "REst Pressure" up that long. I would suspect the thermo-time switch
> and the entire cold start system. Again to confirm a "hot start"
> problem you switch the plugs, not jumper the RPM relay. The only
> reason to jumper the RPM relay is if there is no pressure at all and
> the fuel pump dosen't run. I would suspect the inertia switch before
> the RPM relay anyway. BTW if switching the plugs won't get you going
> on a cold engine that is a good indication of a problem in the cold
> start system which would not include the thermo-time switch. If it
> gets you going on a hot engine then at least you know the cold start
> valve is OK. Another way to confirm a problem in the cold start 
system
> is to give it a squirt of Ether when cold. If it starts right up the
> cold start system is not functioning properly.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> -- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, doctorDHD@ wrote:
> >
> > I guess I should have given more details ...
> >  
> > Last Friday I was at a cruise night here in Long Island and when I
> went to  
> > start the car after it was off for about 3 hours, it cranked well
> and seemed to 
> >  catch for a spit second then just cranked and cranked.
> >  
> > I jumpered the RPM relay and still nothing, just cranked and 
cranked.
> >  
> > So I thought it might be an ignition problem.  I took out my 
spark 
> plug 
> > tester, basically a neon bulb in series with a spark plug wire, 
and
>  inserted it 
> > into the top of the ignition coil.  I then asked someone to  "try 
to
> start the 
> > car while I would watch the tester" 
> >  
> > Well the car started right up in a split second like there was no
> problem  at 
> > all.
> >  
> > Hence my original question as to how long you need to jumper the 
RPM
> relay  
> > for before you will build up enough pressure / purge the lines...
> >  
> > What exactly is happening with the hot start problem.  Is it just 
low  
> > pressure that needs to build up, which should build up in a second
> or two, or is  it 
> > some vaporization  phenomena like vapor lock in which you need to 
pump  
> > enough gas in to purge the lines, which may take longer...
> >  
> > Dave Delman
> > D² & 06530 and 2700 ohms
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ************************************** See what's free at
> http://www.aol.com.
> > 
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
>




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