I have a 92 RS camaro V8. Can someone explain how the fuel regulator works?

10

Asked by Jul 10, 2013 at 12:28 PM about the 1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The pump is good, cleaned the injectors but also ordered new ones. Not sure how the
regulator works so I don't know if it should be replaced or not.

14 Answers

....yes, if you apply vacuum to the diaphragm it releases more fuel...makes sense, doesn't it...as you rev the motor, it wants to provide more fuel...restricts the fuel flow when NO vacuum is applied....wondered about this myself...but seems kinda intuitive~

replace the butyl rubber vacuum lines with silicone ones (the kind police cars use and all BMW's use) they won't degrade and leak like the black ones do~

the diaphragm can tear then fuel flow will be restricted....vacuum lines can leak (then you'll have increased idle and poor performance) and restricted fuel flow...is this what's happening?

...nice......not!

10

Here's the piece I have a question about - How does this work? How do I know if it needs to be replaced or if it is working properly?

it should have a bellows which opens up the flow when vacuum is applied...no vacuum=no flow.

does not look like the bellows is even there in your photo~

is it on the other piece?

10

No it is not - guess I need a new one. Thanks

10

This is where it goes. Where would the bellows go?

it got sucked into the vacuum in pieces~

must have....you weren't using some newfangled fuel system cleaner? something caused the bellows to disintegrate to where it got burned up as fuel~

IT HAS A BELLOWS...had to look at this jumpy woman to prove it~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9QlOiovQxM

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Didn't know that was even possible - Guess I need a new regulator then

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Camaro

Looking for a Used Camaro in your area?

CarGurus has 31,526 nationwide Camaro listings starting at $3,550.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Camaro Experts

  • #1
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,760
  • #2
    carGrrl
    Reputation
    1,200
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,090
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
563 Great Deals out of 36,556 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
196 Great Deals out of 18,735 listings starting at $3,850
Used Ford F-150
2,850 Great Deals out of 212,987 listings starting at $1,295
Used BMW 3 Series
1,090 Great Deals out of 33,851 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW M3
23 Great Deals out of 2,113 listings starting at $6,599
Used Jeep Wrangler
428 Great Deals out of 18,884 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
9,213 listings starting at $19,430
2017 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
135 Great Deals out of 9,322 listings starting at $17,799
2016 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 1,388 listings starting at $16,995
2015 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
94 Great Deals out of 2,598 listings starting at $11,000
2014 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 2,312 listings starting at $10,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.