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4340Re: [bmw e28] Fuel preasure regulator

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  • Agent Midnight
    Apr 15, 2006
      I 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@...>
      To: <bmwe28@...>
      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
      > amazed.
      > --- 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
      > or
      >> 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
      > controls
      >> Etc. and even a new fuel pump. Well...the problem seamed to be the
      > fuel
      >> 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
      > are
      >> 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
      > side
      >> 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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