How many times should I pump the gas pedal to start a car with a manual gas pump

Asked by Sep 17, 2017 at 09:34 PM about the 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just replaced my manual gas pump. I was hitting the gas
pedal about four times to start it. With the new manual
gas pump , now I have to hit the gas pedal  8 to 9 times

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