Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:56:42 -0500
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From: Eric Zeno <vw4x4@FYI.NET>
Subject: Re: 81 aircooled won't start when cold
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Air colded Vanagons do have a cold start injector.
The 2.1L 86-91 (digifant) does not. I don't no about
The 83-85 Digijet?
Craig Oda wrote:
>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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?
>>Do you Yahoo!?
>>The all-new My Yahoo! - What will yours do?
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