[Cortina-list] DCOE Accelerator pump

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Sun Jun 28 20:06:06 UTC 2015


It's not a very complicated car... I thinks that's why it's frustrating.

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On Jun 28, 2015, at 1:00 PM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:

> 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.
> 
> Sent from my iPad
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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
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
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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
>>>> 
>>>>> 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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