I would replace the injector. See my article on for more details on how to do this. Don't get caught at the side of the road with an empty tank even though your gauge says full. With both wiper arms removed, and the six plastic retaining clips removed, we can now remove the windshield cowl. I have scenario 1, where I am leaking into the manifold.
Old injector spacers and o-rings, as well as the rebuilt units. Disconnect the fuel return line from the front of the fuel rail. Installation is basically the reverse of removal. The method that I used to replace one of the seals in the tip seemed to work, but it also did slightly ding and damage the green plastic, fragile tip of the injector. A fine toothed ratchet would help here. All of our performance parts are those we would and do! A faulty fuel pressure regulator can cause the vehicle to run excessively rich, which apart from reducing mpg and performance, can cause the vehicle to produce black smoke from the tailpipe. The fuel rail is the long, thin metal bar that runs along the top of the injectors.
All of our performance parts are those we would and do! You'll need to depressurize the system by starting the engine and removing the fuel pump fuse 18. Over the years, the injectors become dirty and may also not distribute flow evenly amongst all six. A faulty fuel pressure regulator may cause the vehicle to experience , a and acceleration, and a drop in fuel efficiency. If you can;t decipher the difference, look for the supply line coming from the fuel filter. I'm not 100% sure though. And congratulations for Doing It Yourself! This is strange, I've never seen anything like it. Similar to this: - Nick at Pelican Parts mos Comments: hi guys.
Use caution while guiding the injectors into their holes, to avoid damaging the pintle caps. Begin by removing the center cover , and then remove the cover on the right side of the engine left side if you are looking at the car. This will allow you to simply press fit the connections back into the injectors. You need to pry one side down just a tad bit further than the next picture show in order to release the injector. Of course it will come off in short order, but patience is a virtue. The panel removed A lot more room to work with. With over two decades of parts, service, and racing experience under our belt, we provide only quality performance and replacement parts.
Thanks July 25, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The size of the hose usually. Unless there is a reason not to do it this way, it could be a helpful tip. Try the password reset tool. There are also several less costly and effective solutions you can do at home. Now is a good time to check for leaks.
December 14, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. I would almost recommend putting some sealant or silicone around the edge of the seal instead of installing a new o-ring. Remove the gas cap, to aid in the release of any remaining fuel pressure. November 4, 2010 Followup from the Pelican Staff: There are a variety of places that will do this, you'll have to check the local Yellow Pages for someone near by to you - I don't have a specific shop that I recommend. The book contains 272 pages of full color projects detailing everything from performance mods to timing the camshafts.
Then, make sure that the car has cooled down - you don't want to be working with gasoline when the car is hot. How can i build that pressure back? The bottom line is that it doesn't really matter. Perform the injector removal in a clear, open, and well-ventilated space, and it may not hurt to have an assistant around in case there are any problems. To depressurize the system start the engine, walk around to the fuse box, and pull the fuel pump fuse. Product Details Fuel pressure regulators prevent excessive pressure fro building up in the fuel system. This modified fuel rail cover will fit the M50 manifold, providing a completed look to your engine bay. If you suspect that your vehicle may be having an issue with the fuel pressure regulator have the vehicle inspected by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to determine if it should be.
Begin by removing the top two plastic covers from the engine. Only for Left hand drive models. Find a metric socket that fits snuggly as shown in the picture. I did not want to yank on the wire harness box in order to get the connector off the injector. October 22, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Did you try to swap the injectors around? At this point you could send your injectors away to be professionally rebuilt, cleaned, and flow tested. Usually a will produce a few symptoms that will alert the driver of a potential issue.
I really hope it will shed some light on a resolution. I have a 1997 328-I convertible. This fuel pump is located inside the fuel tank on the right side. Thanks to their quality, high durability, and reliability, you should expect a long service life from Bosch products. Support the people who bring you these guides! A faulty regulator can not only leak gasoline, which is a potential safety hazard, but can also cause performance issues as well. Well, as the engines get old, the injectors tend to fail and leak. Is the same thing as adding more high powered lights to your living room - if the room was adequately lit to begin with, then you won't see better - you'll see worse, because it will be too bright for your eyes.