Re: [DML] Re: Fuel Accumulator
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Re: [DML] Re: Fuel Accumulator



I am not sure that my fuel accumulator is lasting 20 years.  I purchased the car in 2004 and replaced the fuel accumulator.  It is four years and approximately 2500 miles later.  When I park the car for one-half hour to a little over an hour, it becomes difficult to start requiring several seconds of the engine turning over and then it starts rather timidly.
 
What may be causing that?
 
Roland Smith 
6667


----- Original Message ----
From: David Teitelbaum <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:34:49 PM
Subject: [DML] Re: Fuel Accumulator

More likely they employ TWO fuel pumps. One in the tank (or very
nearby) which is called the "Transfer Pump" and another to boost the
pressure up to full line pressure. The system won't work without both
pumps running. Are you proposing we trade the accumulator for a second
fuel pump? The system we have is just fine till the parts get old and
fail. A new accumulator will probably last another 20 years. Will a
fuel pump?
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757

--- In dmcnews@yahoogroups .com, "John Hervey" <john@...> wrote:
>
> The could be a later version of the K Jet. What year and model are there
> cars and I will look them up.
> John
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:Roland Smith
> Subject: [DML] Fuel Accumulator
> 
> I am curious about the Bosch K Jetonic fuel injection used on our
cars. Why
> do we have a fuel accumulator when my friends with the same fuel
injection
> designation on their Porsche or BMW do not seem to? If they have
the fuel
> accumulator, it must be different, since, they do not seem to have
the hot
> start problem.
> 
> Is it possible or practical to convert to their cofiguration?
>


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