Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 23:42:14 +1200
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <>
Subject: Re: 1995 9000CSE Starting Problem

In message <> "darthpup" <> wrote: > The check valve is typically mounted directly on top of the fuel pump. > > Go to this site and look up the check valve for your car and you will > know what to look for specifically: > A leaking check valve is a very common problem with respect to > immediate starting of engine. With the recent addition of alcohol to > gasoline all auto owners are going to experience carburation problems > due to corrosion of metal parts in the fuel system. > The alcohol combines with water and produces an acidic compound. No it doesn't; it hydrogen bonds to water, which is why it is soluble, but it does not react. -- Richard Sutherland-Smith 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 4500 New Zealand

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