Pump diaphragm for the 3-barrel Weber carburetors.
Fits the 3-barrel versions of the following models:
- Weber IDA
- Weber IDAP
- Weber IDL
- Weber IDTP
- Weber IDS
- Weber IDT
- Weber IF
These diaphragms now tend to suffer from age and the ravages of aggressive modern fuels which can cause them to harden and even crack, causing erratic running of the engine and fuel leaks.
Replacing the diaphragm is then the only sensible option.
Required quantity per carburettor: 1
This is item number 29 in the drawing.
This diaphragm has been supplied under the following Weber Part Numbers:
- 47407.010 / 47407010
- 47408.010 / 47408010
- 47409.010 / 47409010
- 47410.010 / 47410010
Operating principles of the acceleration pump and the role of the diaphragm in this:
This diaphragm is activated by a lever that is connected to the throttle lever(s).
When releasing the throttle, a spring returns the diaphragm to its initial position and by doing so, it sucks-in fuel from the float chamber.
A one-way valve prevents this fuel from leaking back into the valve chamber.
When you then activate throttle, that same lever pushes the diaphragm inwards and the pressure that is thus created makes the fuel being squirted downstream with the main airflow through the pump jet.
This extra flow of fuel will prevent "fuel starvation" from occurring when the throttle is suddenly opened which allows large quantities of air being sucked into the engine.
When you then release the throttle again, the diaphragm is again pushed back by the spring, thus priming the pump chamber with a fresh supply of fuel and making it ready to repeat the procedure.
This is an excellent system that has been employed for decades by various makes of carburetors and applied to all kinds of applications.
So, not only Weber but also Solex, Pierburg, Zenith and Mikuni used this system with more or less identical operating principles.
However, to ascertain a flawless operation of this system, the diaphragm need to be in excellent condition.
A complete overview of our pump diaphragms for Weber carburettors can be found HERE.