4340Re: [bmw e28] Fuel preasure regulator
- Apr 15, 2006I know what you mean and I read that a faulty one can cause that problem and
several others so like you said I rather replace a part that does not cost
that much and is very easy to replace then deal with other things like
removing all the hoses Etc.
----- Original Message -----
From: "greg_collen" <greg_collen@...>
Sent: Friday, April 14, 2006 23:53
Subject: Re: [bmw e28] Fuel preasure regulator
>I 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"
> <agentmidnight@v...> wrote:
>> 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 and
> the car
>> having to build up preasure in the morning.
>> 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 the
>> preasure regulaor valve.
>> 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
> 2.) the
>> end of the part number is lower then the new ones) REPLACE it they
>> fairly cheap for a brand new one and 8 year old kid could install
> it them
>> selfs. If works with springs and a other parts that can fail ove
> the years
>> so if its original what mess with keepings it. Heck the new ones
> look a lot
>> nicer if you keep your engine really clean.
>> If you install one I have a few hints 1.) when removing make sure
> you have
>> all the hoses from it removed 2.) when unbolted ;-) move it side to
>> while pulling up HARD 2.) when reinstalling use a good amount of
> fuel all
>> over the O-ring to lubricate it or you will be there all night
> trying to get
>> it on the fuel rail(GRIN).
>> Best of luck,
>> -Dana Sion
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