[DML] Re: Warm Start Issue (David McKeen)
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[DML] Re: Warm Start Issue (David McKeen)



The book says the thermal time switch will be closed below 95 F.
Says will be open above 95 F.  Of couse these are not precision parts 
so most should switch between 90 and 100 F.  Well in the summer months 
when air temp is mid 90s then your car may never cool to run the cold 
start valve.

I will still test my switch to find it's calibrated value but this 
can't be causing the warm start issue unless it is a common fault in 
hot areas.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "bitsyncmater" <david.mckeen@...> wrote:
>
> So should my engine have cooled in the 90 degree summer heat after 3
> hours?  If not than the cold start injector has nothing to do with
> starting it then.  How long does it take for the engine to cool for
> the thermal switch to switch on?
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@> wrote:
> >
> > As its name suggests, the cold start valve only operates on a cold
> > engine. There's a thermal switch in the cooling system (side of the
> > water pump if I remember correctly) that opens when the coolant 
heats
> > up, severing the cold start injector's ground and preventing it from
> > spraying.
>




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