Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2005 05:11:59 GMT From: Bill Bradley <senator2nospamAMearthlink.net> Subject: Re: push starting a C900?
Mike Deskevich wrote: > 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? If you have enough voltage for the fuel injection computer to work, and for the relay that energizes the FI computer, and the electronic ignition (hall effect sensor and related electronics). A K-jet (mechanical fuel injection with electronic pump) push starts almost embarrassingly easy on a very drained battery, an L, LH-jet or Trionic (electronic injection) no so easily. Bill