Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 00:16:58 +0000 (UTC)
From: "SimonJ" <Menopsam.net>
Subject: Re: Autogas (LPG) conversions.


"MH" <mhnopsamere.net> wrote in message news:yvz0a.58131$Y9.4286456nopsaml1.home.nl... > > The LPG is shut off as soon as the engine stops, even if the ignition > > remains on. > > That is right, the LPG system in my 96 does that through a vacuum operated > valve; no engine = no vacuum = no LPG > > It also has two coil/magnetic operated valves to switch from LPG to petrol. > These vales are shut if the ignition is off. > To pass current safety guidelines, the LPG system has to shut the solenoids when the engine stops. If just shut off by vacuum, at the vaporiser/mixer, it would not shut off the gas if a pipe ruptured.

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