[T3] New pump different hic-ups

Tim Keohane rheorojo at frontier.com
Tue May 19 12:26:08 PDT 2015

I just went through the "unplug the fuel pump relay" routine and VOLA she's running well again. I do want the injector so I can swap this one out. Seems as though a spare is wise and not so costly. Particularly if it's stored properly.
Thanks again
73 FI auto
On May 19, 2015, at 5:27 AM, Jim Adney wrote:

> On 18 May 2015 at 23:15, Tim Keohane wrote:
>> I had considered adding a quart of diesel fuel to scrub the lines and
>> injectors. Any thoughts on that suggestion? 
> I wouldn't expect diesel to be any better than gas at cleaning things 
> out, but who knows.
> I've also tried some of the commercial injector cleaners that you add 
> to your gas, but I've never found an improvement in our cars.
> I DO know that among diesel fuels, biodiesel is a better solvent than 
> regular diesel. People who switch to biodiesel often have problems in 
> the beginning from all the crud that gets cleaned out of the system. 
> A couple fuel filter changes later, however, everything's clean and 
> the problems go away.  
> In general, my impression is that our cars just don't tend to get 
> fuel system crud problems, except for the dirt & water problems that 
> arise when the overflow hose is cracked.
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