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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

Any bodge involving using gravity to feed the petrol to the engine isn't going to work - it's a multipoint electronic injection system running at much higher pressures then gravity would produce. You ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

You won't be able to disconnect the fuel line and pour fuel into the fuel rail because this won't achieve the 60psi of fuel pressure that most non-direct injection fuel injected cars run at. You also ...
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What kind of spark plug should I choose for LPG conversion?

Platinum is going to work best in this application, because platinum will stand up to the rigors of the LPG better. Iridium would work even better. There are several other types which would work even ...
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Broken spark plug: safe piston?

You can't really assume anything regarding the state of the internals until you get it open and inspected. If the engine has been run for any length of time without spark there could be significant ...
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can an autogas/lpg system damage the 6.2l v8 corvette engine?

Some engines rely on the lubricating effect of petrol on the valve seats, and need a modification to the cylinder heads. Depending on engine type, this could be a milling operation on the valve seats, ...
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can an autogas/lpg system damage the 6.2l v8 corvette engine?

From http://lpgautoconversions.co.uk/faq/index.php: Does LPG Autogas hurt the engine? No. In fact quite the contrary. As the fuel is a gas it mixes better with air than petrol, therefore the ...
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Diesel engine on LPG

Yes, but not very easily or effectively. To convert to 100% lpg means reducing the compression ratio and providing a spark. The lower compression ratio takes away diesel as a fuel and providing a ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

You safest option is to get the vehicle transported to the shop, they have the transporter / trailer to do this safely. You say you want to save 100€, but if this goes wrong you could spend so much ...
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Engine shutting down during LPG conversion

Most lpg systems - ones that I have had have a switch either gasoline / lpg or Auto / gasoline / lpg that enable you to switch to gasoline if you are out of lpg or in situations that require lots of ...
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Hum from Opel Corsa GplTech when throttling

I got the car to a shop, and they found the cause for the humming. I guess it can be useful to others with the same issue. What happened, was that the LPG expansion chamber (this particular model, at ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

Yes you can gravity feed your fuel system - but you will need 45 meters of high pressure fuel line and a 15 story building to do it. Modern fuel injection systems require high pressure, most of the ...
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Car not running properly on LPG when car has been idling for some time

This answer is based around a conversion with a carburettor, which doesn't match OP's descripion of fuel injection and rails, but hopefully leads OP to look for cold spots in the engine bay while ...
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Air Conditionning cools very low, I mean nearly not at all

This is not normal. If you set the AC to the coldest setting, it should produce cold air. Can only guess the root cause, but it sounds like the AC system needs to be serviced. It could simply need ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

Your Yaris does not have a secondary fuel pump. These are typically fitted to Diesel cars due to the higher pressures needed in their injectors, wheras on small petrol cars such as yours, a single ...
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What kind of spark plug should I choose for LPG conversion?

I wouldn't use Platinum, it's not recommended on LPG, either copper or Iridium, as Platinum wear out quickly and cause issues on LPG fitted cars.
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