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New member with 230 fuel problem.

Hi, To all members,
My name is John,I'm retired from my family timber business,The SLK's are she who sometimes has to be obeyed because she's still earning 😂.I enjoy driving them,not enjoying trying to sort out why the fuel relay in the K40 won't close on the 230 😬,any help would be much appreciated,I enjoy driving and restoring my MGC no fancy electronics on 60s 🚗.Have enjoyed reading numerous posts on here from some very knowledgeable people who also have a sense of humour which is always good when it comes to sorting problems on our cars.
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Hi John,
Most common fix for the K40 is to resolder. They get micro breaks.

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Hi, thanks for the links
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Hi Myk,
Thanks for the info, have inspected the soldered joints with magnifying glass can't see any break maybe just re heat the joints up?
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Hi Jeff, thanks for the links will take a look.
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Hi John, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

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