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once running it is great compared to old injectors, but noticing hard start, does the ecu have to learn the new injectors? air in lines? do I have to purge it somehow? did not have this problem with old injectors
I also cleaned rotor and cap , it looked fine
injectors are OEM, no change
this is an 89 525i with 70K. valves just done with new plugs too.
I think that most of these fuel injector systems return excess pressure from the fuel line to the main fuel tank in a constant loop process, so I would have thought that the system would self purge pretty quickly. Check the voltage that you have on the injectors to see what it is. The old injectors where possibly a little looser in the mechanism, and got by with the reduced voltage. This could be complete twaddle, but worth a look.
almost embarrassed to say but this morning when she was hesitant in starting I reviewed my procedure in my head and realized I hooked up the senders backwards - the temp and oil pressure. Put them on correctly and it corrected issue.
OK , now its turned cold and I have the dreaded cold start issue, but intermitant, runs great , and usually once started is fine all day. It seems that it is a range of temps that causes my issues Low , like below 20 to about 40 F other temps or if car is warm, OK.
No smell of gas, no idle miss, nothing , just this start issue. I checked for vacuum leaks. I have read about ICV issues , but not sure I understand how that all works,
Could my inadvertant mix up of sensor connections cause the one to the ecu to fail??
My temp guage is working fine
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