4339Re: [bmw e28] Fuel preasure regulator
- Apr 14, 2006I replace mine because of irregular idle. Frankly, I was guessing and
the part was fairly cheap. It solved the problem right away. I was
--- In bmwe28@..., "Agent Midnight"
> Hello all,
> I know this is a bit off topic of any thing that
> is being talked about right now but I am a but excited ;-).
> For the longest time I have been having idle problem to one degree
> another and a big problem of loosing fuel preasure over night andthe car
> having to build up preasure in the morning.controls
> Well I wasted a lot of time and money of cold start valves, idle
> Etc. and even a new fuel pump. Well...the problem seamed to be thefuel
> preasure regulaor valve.2.) the
> I hope to save others the time I lost :-).
> If you have any of the problems I did and you have an ORIGINAL fuel
> regulator (you can tell because 1.) its not painted shiny black and
> end of the part number is lower then the new ones) REPLACE it theyare
> fairly cheap for a brand new one and 8 year old kid could installit them
> selfs. If works with springs and a other parts that can fail ovethe years
> so if its original what mess with keepings it. Heck the new oneslook a lot
> nicer if you keep your engine really clean.you have
> If you install one I have a few hints 1.) when removing make sure
> all the hoses from it removed 2.) when unbolted ;-) move it side toside
> while pulling up HARD 2.) when reinstalling use a good amount offuel all
> over the O-ring to lubricate it or you will be there all nighttrying to get
> it on the fuel rail(GRIN).
> Best of luck,
> -Dana Sion
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