Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 08:25:58 -0400
From: "gw" <>
Subject: Re: push starting a C900?

"Mike Deskevich" <> wrote in message > forgot about the whole fuel pump thing. the last time i ever had to > worry about my fuel pump, it was a mechanical one. since i never > repaired an electronic one, i never thought about them being > electronic. > > here's a question though: even with the fuel pump off, shouldn't the > fuel line be pressurized so that there would be enough to run the > injectors a little until the engine kicked over? > > mike > The fuel injectors are also electrically operated. Without power, they won't open. Additionally, if the ECU has no power the engine will -never- start. The fuel line won't hold full pressure for more than a few hours or a day at most.

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