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Date:         Thu, 23 Dec 2004 09:59:27 -0600
Reply-To:     Stan Wilder <wilden1-1@SBCGLOBAL.NET>
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From:         Stan Wilder <wilden1-1@SBCGLOBAL.NET>
Subject:      Re: 81 aircooled won't start when cold
Comments: To: Craig Oda <craigoda@GMAIL.COM>
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Is that something that Bentley forgot tomention? I've found cold start injectors on 1.9 WBXs intake plenums and scavenged then for use on Air Cooled engines. Possibly the 2.00 L WBX don't use them.

Stan Wilder Engine Ceramics 214-352-4931 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Craig Oda" <craigoda@GMAIL.COM> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2004 9:44 AM Subject: Re: 81 aircooled won't start when cold

> 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.. > > -- Craig > > > On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 18:21:37 -0800, Anthony Zygmunt <> 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? > > > > Thanks, > > > > Tony Zygmunt > > > > > > __________________________________ > > Do you Yahoo!? > > The all-new My Yahoo! - What will yours do? > > > > > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. > Version: 7.0.298 / Virus Database: 265.6.4 - Release Date: 12/22/2004 > >

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