[Cortina-list] DCOE Accelerator pump

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Sun Jun 28 20:01:00 UTC 2015


Wink, 

I can suck through it but can't blow through it. Regardless I have tried the suspect valve in the good carb and it's fine.

I think Weber calls it a discharge valve.

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On Jun 28, 2015, at 12:39 PM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:

> <<<The one way jet in the bowl seems to function correctly so I'm looking
> for suggestions!>>>
> 
> That's not technically a metering jet, it's the equivalent of a foot valve
> and should close completely to direct gas to the jets when the pump is on
> the down stroke. If the one from the good carb produces the same effect and
> rapidly pumping doesn't build pressure the problem is not a blockage in the
> system it's more a leakage. You say 'seems to function correctly', how are
> you checking?
> --
> wink
> 
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 12:05 PM, <cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yes, they have a small aluminum washer to seal them.
>> 
>> Both carbs were taken down to the bare body, blown out, cleaned and re
>> assembled with a new rebuild kit.
>> 
>> I went back out and took another look and the good carb builds good
>> pressure in the accelerator pump and the bad carb will pump if your rapidly
>> push the plunger.
>> 
>> I switched parts back a forth between the carbs and all the parts check
>> out good. It has to be a blockage that I just can't find.
>> 
>> John
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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>> 
>>> On Jun 28, 2015, at 11:53 AM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:
>>> 
>>> You didn't mention blowing out the accel jet itself
>>> And is that the jet that has the tiny washer to seat it?
>>> 
>>> Andre
>>> 
>>> Sent from my Mindfulness
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>>>> On 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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