Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2004 07:44:13 -0800
Reply-To: Craig Oda <craigoda@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Craig Oda <craigoda@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: 81 aircooled won't start when cold
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Does the vanagon waterboxer have a cold-start valve, or is the
increase in fuel controlled purely by the ECU? I know that there is a
Temp I sensor in the AFM and a Temp II sensor connected to the
thermostat, but I've never been able to find a fifth injector that
dumps extra fuel into the system when cold. I've assumed that this
was handled by some type of timer related to the ECU (for the first 20
seconds, there is a richer fuel/air mixture pumped into the system).
Sorry, I'm not being more helpful with Anthony's problem on the air-cooled..
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 18:21:37 -0800, Anthony Zygmunt <email@example.com> wrote:
> Last winter I did not have any problem.
> This winter when arount 20 degrees F, It takes 2 to 3
> times to start (about 10 seconds each try), but it
> starts, and runs fine.
> Below that temp, and I can't get it to start. It does
> not seem to even fire. No smell of gas.
> Gas line not frozen, BA6 heater works fine.
> Bad cold start valve?
> Tony Zygmunt
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