RE: [DMCForum] Re: ELECTRICAL STARTING PROBLEMS
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RE: [DMCForum] Re: ELECTRICAL STARTING PROBLEMS



Ya know, I met an owner who did this with their car and I wondered if it
really worked.  He did it a few times and it didn't start so, thanks to a
phone call to Rich, I switched the plugs on the idle speed motor (?) and got
it started.

I am still learning the K-jet and didn't know if this would really work.

Greg



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Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 12:01 AM
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Subject: [DMCForum] Re: ELECTRICAL STARTING PROBLEMS

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.

-Robert



--- 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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