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Old 02-24-2008, 12:28 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PaleMelanesian View Post
I think (don't know for sure) that some fuel-injected cars will add extra fuel when you crank the starter. Bumping would eliminate that.
Can you substantiate that claim?

Technically, yes - it does. About ~5 seconds worth of extra fuel for a v6, more for a 8 and less for a 4 cylinder (this according to the Florida section of ASME)

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