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Repairing the Fuel Pump Control Unit (FPCU)
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Repairing the Fuel Pump Control Unit (FPCU) [read more]
Bypassing the Fuel Pump Control Unit in a 2 seater
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Bypassing the Fuel Pump Control Unit The fuel pump control unit regulates voltage to the fuel pump during vehicle operation (start-up, idling, and under boost). The varying voltage allows the fuel pump operate at different rates and send the appropriate amount of fuel to the injectors. It doesn't act to regulate the fuel pressure, but works in conjunction with the fuel [read more]
Bypassing the fuel pump control unit in a 2+2 seater
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Bypassing the fuel pump control unit in a 2+2 seater This idea came from a Twin Turbo post and we have just had opportunity to check it with MikeZ's Fuel Pump Control Unit. This mod is considered a temporary solution to get you mobile when the Fuel Pump Control Unit dies. To understand what the FPCU does, review Zeeman's tech article. If [read more]
Causes of high fuel consumption
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Three contributions in this article by Bob in Oz, K-Zed and 90TTZ (Please read all)     What can I check to reduce excessive fuel consumption? - Bob in OZ Excessive fuel consumption most likely has a cause due to an external sensor: Things to check are: 1. Coolant Temperature SensorIf the coolant temperature sensor connections are corroded, or the sensor is defective, the ECU will [read more]
Converting pump - 2+0 to 2+2
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Simmo's Musical fuel pump Tech Article well i got stuck with another 2 seater pump, my car is a 2+2. anyways the pickups are different and with the help of Tom aka Zrated (Perth Zed Performance) we changed the pickups over with ease!!.. o have missed a couple of pics but u will get the general idea..1... remove fuel cap2. find [read more]
Fitting a fuel pump relay kill switch
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Security Modifications:   remote fuel pump kill switch install This list of instructions illustrates the process to install a switch which will cut power to the fuel pump when desired for extra security. I received some new information from a Z32 owner who did this install and had some advice concerning the install and positioning of a fuse. Revised sections are in [read more]
Fuel Economy guide (TT) - PEXZED
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Z32 Fuel Economy There is always a lot of conjecture about the fuel economy of these cars.Some people seem to get 200 km per tank around the city, others get 550km, and most get somewhere in between. There are of course many factors that will affect your fuel economy. Some but not all are listed here:- A heavy right foot (Driving Style) Faulty, [read more]
Fuel Pump replacement - Twinturbo.net
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Fuel Pump Replacement:   The stock Z32 fuel pump is good for up to 750 HP, so there is no real need to go with aftermarket units once it breaks down. However, the pump can go bad, especially if it has more than 80.000 miles on it. Symptoms of pump going bad are:  - buzzing noise, under load, from the gas [read more]
Fuel smells/leaks (Petrol Cap)
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
How can I stop my fuel cap from leaking.  I smell fuel when I turn right.The filler neck on all imported Zeds is replaced, as part of compliance, with one designed to suit the smaller unleaded nozzles used in Australia. Not all importers take enough care in sealing the replacement and there have been a number of incidences of them [read more]
Fuel Tank Capacity
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
What is the capacity of the Z fuel tank? The fuel tank capacity of all Z's (coupes, convertibles and 2+2's) is 72 litres. There is a low fuel warning light which comes on with approximately 15 litres of fuel left... it is an orange globe behind the fuel pump icon itself on the fuel gauge. It is not uncommon for this globe [read more]
Locating and Fixing Fuel Leaks - Twinturbo.net
on 18 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Locating and Repairing Fuel Leaks:   If the smell of fuel comes from the air vents it's probably originating from the fuel damper, fuel pressure regulator or loose interconnecting hoses. Other parts could be at fault such as the fuel filter connections or fuel injectors. Disclaimer: This is a combination of my experience and what I've read from the service manual. [read more]