'87 5KCSTQ reluctant to start cold

John Larson viejoloco at comcast.net
Sat Jan 10 14:50:48 PST 2015

On 1/10/2015 12:11 PM, cobram at juno.com wrote:
>  John Larson <viejoloco at comcast.net <mailto:viejoloco at comcast.net>> 
> writes:
>     Good idea, but my system holds pressure.  Update;  The test for
>     the temp switch is to compare it with a known good one.  They're
>     cheap, and Autohausaz had one for cheqap, so I'm awaiting its arrival.
>     John
> That's where the intermittent kicks in.  Mine was holding pressure 
> fine when I tested too.
> Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
We have monitored the fuel pressures while sitting, while cranking, and 
(eventually) while running.  The numbers are consistently right on the 
money, with no variation or unexpected drop.  The problem occurs even 
with the fuel pump relay socket jumpered.


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