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Until you get that accumulator replaced, just click the key into the
"ON" position, and then wait until the RPM relay turns off and becomes
silent again. Repeat about 5-7 times, and you should build up enough
fuel pressure to get the car easily started.


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Lauren" <LPLand@xxxx> wrote:
> Mike and all --
>  it's been a while since my original post about start
>  problems after I replaced the fuel pump and I finally had a chance
>  to check on the car today.   It most likely is indeed the acumulator
>  and Keith agreed with me that the fragile diaphragm could have
> been
> damaged by the increased fuel pressure.  For all I know, the
> acumulator
>  is original.
> The cheap solution for now is to trigger the fuel pump with the key
> until pressure builds up in the acumulator and I know that
> eventually I'll replace it. 
> FWIW, he offered to trade me for an old but reliable Mercedes sedan
> with a turbo-diesel.  HAHAHA and tempting....
> .................LP
> > Didn't know about the fuel pump. Keep us posted on
> > what your mechanic comes up with and how he/she fixes
> > it.
> > Mike TPS 1630
> > --- Lauren <LPLand@xxxx> wrote:
> > start/electrical
> > > issue that started
> > > when I put in a new fuel pump.


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