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Warm up regulator

Postby Lord Flasheart » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:07 am

Was contacted by a mate last night, after a successful 1000 mile trip round Scotland in his 2.8, he encountered a cold start misfire, but after 20 seconds or so it would clear & run normally.

Now he is back home, the bugger wont start at all, he's checked & changed various ignition bits without success so he is pretty confident its the warm up regulator.

He's seen them for sale on Tickover but before he takes the plunge, does anybody have one they want to sell or have a spare one that we know works we could try, to ensure it is the problem ?

He is local to me in Worcester but would happily travel or pay post etc.

Cheers folks

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:20 am

Hi,
Sorry to hear of your friend's troubles, he's right to test the warm up regulator before by exchanging it for a known good unit.
A faulty cold start injector could also give the symptoms that you describe, that's something else to try if a replacement WUR doesn't fix the issue.

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Peter-S » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:27 am

Before splashing your cash check that the existing unit is not blocked. Undo the larger of the two banjo fittings and there is a mesh gauze under there which can get blocked up. Might just need a clean. Have rag a hand to mop up petrol as you undo the nut.
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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:00 am

Peter-S wrote:Before splashing your cash check that the existing unit is not blocked. Undo the larger of the two banjo fittings and there is a mesh gauze under there which can get blocked up. Might just need a clean. Have rag a hand to mop up petrol as you undo the nut.


Didn't you write a guide to testing/repairing the regulator, Peter?

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Lord Flasheart » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:46 am

Thanks for the replies so far folks, I'll pass on the info about cold start injector :)

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Peter-S » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:58 am

[quote="Andrew 2.8iDidn't you write a guide to testing/repairing the regulator, Peter?

Andrew.[/quote]

I did Andrew, sadly missing pictures at the moment (I'll put them back when I get time!) but the this was the post:

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=48138
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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Lord Flasheart » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:21 pm

I found that & sent it to my friend, if you have time to re-attach the photos that would be very helpful thank you

Also came across this kit on the bay of thieves

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BOSCH-WARM-U ... Sw7hRWO1nG

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:01 pm

I take it you friend is a member of CCI. A few months ago they recently reprinted and updated this very useful article:

http://www.zeepoort.nl/jetronic/K-Jetro ... oting.html

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Re: Warm up regulator

Postby Lord Flasheart » Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:52 pm

Many Thanks Andrew, I think he is still a member but i'll have a look through my back issues too.

Thanks for the link too ;)

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Gary