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Old 06-09-2014, 02:41 AM   #61
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I've had mine for 2+ years. No issues. You shouldn't have any as it only reverses the pump. Is the check valve correctly functioning?
Dont know, it would mean taking the Safari tanks off to find out
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Old 06-09-2014, 03:22 AM   #62
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Dont know, it would mean taking the Safari tanks off to find out
I hear your pain... Same here...
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Old 07-18-2014, 03:49 PM   #63
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Well unfortunately my purge unit completely failed after 2 months and has been causing significant parasitic draw on the battery of late, nearly flattening it a couple of times.

It has been replaced under warranty (but not the check valve).

I have re-installed the new one and seems to be fine except for the extra cranking on cold starts.
At least 3 seconds worth of cranking which it never did prior, was always instant like when hot.
It has also been suggested that this problem could be due to some of the pump o rings leaking back but I imagine that if that was the case I would have the same hard start after sitting for a while but thats not the case.

Anyone experiencing similar harder than normal cold starts after sitting overnight since fitting the unit?
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:16 PM   #64
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Well unfortunately my purge unit completely failed after 2 months and has been causing significant parasitic draw on the battery of late, nearly flattening it a couple of times.

It has been replaced under warranty (but not the check valve).

I have re-installed the new one and seems to be fine except for the hard cold starts.
At least 3 seconds worth of cranking which it never did prior, was always instant like when hot.
It has also been suggested that this problem could be due to some of the pump o rings leaking back but I imagine that if that was the case I would have the same hard start after sitting for a while but thats not the case.

Anyone experiencing similar harder than normal cold starts after sitting overnight?
To me the longer cranking time would be expected behaviour as the system is effectively taking fuel out the system by running the pump in reverse.
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:00 AM   #65
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To me the longer cranking time would be expected behaviour as the system is effectively taking fuel out the system by running the pump in reverse.
I would tend to agree accept for as soon as you turn on the ignition the fuel pump runs and primes.
Some have said it should make no difference to startup.
Of the 2000 odd units that have been sold, no one with one seems to want to comment and or confirm whether its normal or not that it takes a few cranks more to start
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:42 AM   #66
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I would tend to agree accept for as soon as you turn on the ignition the fuel pump runs and primes.
Some have said it should make no difference to startup.
Of the 2000 odd units that have been sold, no one with one seems to want to comment and or confirm whether its normal or not that it takes a few cranks more to start
Since the pump primes upon switching the ignition on, it don't have any delays on start ups. Fires right up.
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Old 07-22-2014, 04:11 AM   #67
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Since the pump primes upon switching the ignition on, it don't have any delays on start ups. Fires right up.
Thanks.
Is there any reason I may be getting this delay that you know of?
Just to confirm, have you also removed the internal check valve from the pump?

Bugger, might have to take the pump out again
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Thanks.
Is there any reason I may be getting this delay that you know of?
Just to confirm, have you also removed the internal check valve from the pump?

Bugger, might have to take the pump out again
Sorry for the delay. I'm on the road.
Yes the internal check valve has been removed and an inline valve added.
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