Monday, December 12, 2011

Car wont start when cold?

Cold start problem in car.Basically noticed when car stands overnight in cold weather.The starting problems in winter in cold mornings.
Basically its fuel pump problem on cold start.
One way to verify that this is the problem, in the morning when the engine is cold, turn the key to on, NOT START, just on. Leave it there for 3 seconds then turn it to off and then repeat this process 3 times.
Then try to start the vehicle.
If it starts right up, the problem is the fuel pump.
What is happening, overnight or when the vehicle sits for a period of time to cool down, the fuel is returning to the fuel tank. The fuel pump has a check valve in the pump that keeps the fuel in the fuel lines to the engine for easy starting.
When the check valve goes bad, all the fuel in the fuel lines drains back to the fuel tank. Then you have to crank, or cycle the key in the ignition to resupply the fuel lines to the engine.
The check valve is part of the fuel pump itself and is only available with the complete fuel pump assembly.
This details will help you.
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