[Cortina-list] DCOE Accelerator pump

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Sun Jun 28 18:29:49 UTC 2015


Also, I don't know if the carb was good when the car was put into storage!

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> On Jun 28, 2015, at 10:46 AM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:
> 
> You're on the right track with the check valve in the bottom of the float
> chamber, it's the most likely to get clogged after lengthy periods of non
> use. It should seal completely to stop the gas from returning to the float
> bowl when the accelerator pump is depressed.
> Did you take it out to blow through it?
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>> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:54 AM, <cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com> wrote:
>> 
>> One of the accelerator pumps on my Locort isn't squirting. I pulled it
>> apart and can't find anything wrong. The car has been sitting for over 20
>> years so I'm sure something is clogged or missing. I've blown out all the
>> passages and both check balls and weights are where they should be. The one
>> way jet in the bowl seems to function correctly so I'm looking for
>> suggestions!
>> 
>> I read somewhere that there is a third check ball somewhere that works
>> with the jet in the bowl but I can't find it on any of the diagrams.
>> 
>> At this point any help would be appreciated because I almost to the point
>> of keeping the top cover and throwing it off a cliff!
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> John (Las Vegas)
>> 
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