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fuel contamination

  1. biplanesforever

    engine stoppage

    I have an 0-200 conti in my bipe. I checked fuel from gascolator. Clean. When I cold start engine the prop rolls (after prime) 1/2 turn and starts and purrs as pretty as you please. I taxi/warm-up for approx. 15 min. The engine will die (as if being fuel starved. Sit 15-20 secs and it restarts...
  2. R

    Anyone seen this S2-B fuel issue?

    The lower (seal) bearing in the Weldon electric fuel pump (c8100f) repeatedly failed. The bearing failure was caused by fuel leaking from the pump shaft seal into the evacuation chamber at a rate which exceeded the chamber drain capability. Hence the lower bearing becomes fuel saturated. The...