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4379Re: [bmw e28] Fuel preasure regulator

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  • carlosmciver
    Apr 29, 2006
      --- In bmwe28@..., "Uriel Francisco M Protomartir"
      <umproto@y...> wrote:
      >
      > I beleive I am experiencing the same problem with my idling. Can
      > you help me by sending more infos like prices, pictures, etc..
      >
      > I would really appreciate it.
      >
      > Thank you so much,
      >
      > Uriel
      > E28 520i 87 Model
      > --- In bmwe28@..., "greg_collen" <greg_collen@y...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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
      > > >
      > >
      >hi, when you had the rough idle, were you also getting black smoke
      out the exhaust??
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