View Full Version : Fuel problem....I think
05-23-2009, 01:34 AM
When i go to start my car it takes quite a few turns before it starts, but if i shut it off and start it within a 2 hour time period it starts back up right away.
Any suggestions as to what the problem would be ?
05-23-2009, 10:37 AM
could be leaky injectors, check when you start if theres any black smoke coming out of your exhaust. If not, could be FPR.
My car did the same thing. I don't know exactly where it is but the behavior is typical of a busted checkvalve - letting the fuel pressure recede back into the fuel tank overnight. Even after the swap my engine was tough to start on the first start of the day. After I changed the pumps it went away.
06-02-2009, 08:55 PM
this is wierd......i charged the battery fully and it started right up, i just cant figure it out.
06-02-2009, 09:21 PM
i have done some research on the fuel check valve and there is a kit they sell for $4 and it fixes this problem :) PN: 16 14 9 068 988...genuine bmw part
06-02-2009, 11:02 PM
my car does the same thing sometimes cranks for 5 seconds and sometimes starts first shot i was thinking the valve to or leaky injectors
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