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Old 04-01-2001, 01:44 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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Location: Gainesville FL
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You will need a wiring diagram to diagnose the circuit. Some models used a relay, most just powered the valve with the starter signal. The starter signal also heated a bimetalic switch till it openned; shutting down the circuit on the ground side. The time it took to open the switch was determined by the engine temp. At temps above 59deg F the switch was open and there was no circuit and NO coldstart above 59deg.

Here in Florida we never see a cold start for months at a time!
Steve Brotherton
Continental Imports
Gainesville FL
Bosch Master, ASE Master, L1
33 years MB technician
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