[Cortina-list] DCOE Accelerator pump

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Mon Jun 29 18:51:46 UTC 2015


It's in the mail!
 
John
 
> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:46:11 -0700
> To: cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com
> From: cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com
> Subject: Re: [Cortina-list] DCOE Accelerator pump
> 
> Did I mention the nominal service charge?
> 
> 
> ---- cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote: 
> > Thanks! 
> > 
> > Sent from my iPhone
> > 
> > > On Jun 29, 2015, at 10:17 AM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:
> > > 
> > > Howdy John,
> > > 
> > > Usually use it full strength, maybe 10 or 15 minutes, rinse & blow clean. Repeat as needed.
> > > 
> > > Phil
> > > 
> > > ---- cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote: 
> > >> Thanks... I just happen to have some that I use to remove rust on bicycle parts! How long do you let it soak?
> > >> 
> > >> Sent from my iPhone
> > >> 
> > >>> On Jun 28, 2015, at 7:03 PM, cortina-list at lotus-cortina.com wrote:
> > >>> 
> > >>> .02
> > >>> 
> > >>> I have had good luck with household CLR to clean out calcium blockages in Weber downdraft carbs.
> > >>> 
> > >>> Phil in SD
> > >>> 
> > >>> ---- 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
> > >>>> 
> > >>>>> 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)
> > >>>>>> 
> > >>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
> > >>>>>> 
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