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CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator

Part No. 23091 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Product Features:
  • Precision engineered pressure regulators for proper fuel delivery and engine performance
  • Our fuel pressure regulators are application specific for the perfect fit and form
  • A robust engineering design for greater resistance to leakage
  • With industry leading expertise, when original equipment fails our products are designed to fix the inherent failure issues
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Mounting Style:Bolt-On Type
Nipple Direction:Straight
Port Quantity:1
Pressure Rating:55 PSI

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CARQUEST by BWDFuel Pressure Regulator
 
3.3

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Improves engine efficiency (6)
  • Durable (5)
  • Increases power (4)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (5)
  • No improvement in performance (5)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (17)
  • Everyday driving (15)
  • Restoration (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (11), Casual driver (10), Auto enthusiast (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The only part in stock, but it works

This is my second 2005 Chevrolet Impala, and it had the same exact problem as the first. The first cold weather day I started smelling gas in and around the car. Check under...Read complete review

This is my second 2005 Chevrolet Impala, and it had the same exact problem as the first. The first cold weather day I started smelling gas in and around the car. Check under the hood, and sure enough, wet gasoline on and around the fuel pressure regulator. It seems that when they get 8-10 years old, the rubber 0-rings start to fail and first start leaking on cold days when the metal is cold and shrinks. After engine warmup, the leaking seems to stop, but leaks again when it's cold. The BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator replaces the OEM one perfectly, and out of 2 replaced so far on 2 different vehicles, seem to work fine. The OEM had no coating and was rusty on removal, while the BWD unit appears to be cad plated, and hopefully will not corrode as easily. Fitment is tight, but would be with any brand part. This was the least expensive, and only one stocked (Delco units would have to be specially ordered at my store), so this would seem to be the best bang for the buck. Only has a 1 year warranty, but if it makes it that far, it should last 8-10 years and 100k plus miles. Thanks to the guy who listed the 15/16 open end wrench and #30 Torx bit as tools required...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

unhappy with part

replaced the factory regulator as it was leaking into vacuum line. installed first bwd #23091 REGULATOR and within 2 hours car lost fuel pressure,thinking regulator couldnt be defective,i replaced fuel pump. still...Read complete review

replaced the factory regulator as it was leaking into vacuum line. installed first bwd #23091 REGULATOR and within 2 hours car lost fuel pressure,thinking regulator couldnt be defective,i replaced fuel pump. still insufficient fuel pressure. warrantied regulator with another bwd unit,dropped 10psi of pressure, warrantied fuel pump,checked fuel lines for blockage,checked injectorsand fuel rail for leakage. finally re-installed original (but leaking) regulator and had adequate fuel pressure.warrantied out bwd unit and installed an ac delco unit and all is good. to make a long story short:2 defective borg warner fuel pressure regulators cost me 2 1/2 days of lost labpr time and almost cost me a customer. i have never had an issue with borg warner in the past BUT I WILL HAVE RESERVATIONS BEFORE USING THEM AGAIN !!!! the commericial guys at my store were very helpful with warranties and ordering my parts so BIG UPS TO NICK,JOE,BENS 1&2

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1.0

Do not waste you time with this regulator

By 

from Winder GA

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Returnable

Cons

  • 10 Psi Short Of Usable

Best Uses

  • Projectile

Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

Purchased because my current BWD replacement was showing 44PSI when the specifications are between 52-59PSI. I verified the fuel pump was good by blocking the return line and testing which showed 65 PSI from the pump. My first replacement showed 46 PSI which was a 2 PSI gain from the one I was replacing, the 2nd showed 44 PSI. I am going to return and buy an OEM one.

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5.0

It works - 2002 Grand Am 3.4 V6

By 

from Tama, IA

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

    Product works as described. Replacement is fairly straightforward on a GM engine. There are plenty of youtube videos to describe how to replace. you will either need a 24mm or 13/16 wrench or crescent wrench to remove the retaining nut on a GM 3.4 V6. be sure to place rags/paper towels etc under the fpr before disconnecting as you will leak fuel. i also add a dab of white lithium grease to the o-ring to ease insertion into the fuel rail. overall, a good part and time will tell if it will hold up.

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    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good product

    By 

    from Frederick, md

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency
    • Increases Power

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

      Great! Worked just right

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      saves ware and tare on starter

      By 

      from rice mn

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

      • Priceeee

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

      fixes excessive time to start the car do to week spring in old unit with 230,000 miles on it.

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      (5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The only part in stock, but it works

      By 

      from Norfolk, Virginia

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Preventative Maintainer, Scheduled Maintainer

      Pros

      • 1 Year Warranty
      • Affordable
      • Cost Efficient
      • Durable
      • Fits Like Stock
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • No Improvement In Performance
      • Only A 1 Year Warranty

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement
      • Replaces Leaky Stock Part
      • Restoration

      Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

      This is my second 2005 Chevrolet Impala, and it had the same exact problem as the first. The first cold weather day I started smelling gas in and around the car. Check under the hood, and sure enough, wet gasoline on and around the fuel pressure regulator. It seems that when they get 8-10 years old, the rubber 0-rings start to fail and first start leaking on cold days when the metal is cold and shrinks. After engine warmup, the leaking seems to stop, but leaks again when it's cold. The BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator replaces the OEM one perfectly, and out of 2 replaced so far on 2 different vehicles, seem to work fine. The OEM had no coating and was rusty on removal, while the BWD unit appears to be cad plated, and hopefully will not corrode as easily. Fitment is tight, but would be with any brand part. This was the least expensive, and only one stocked (Delco units would have to be specially ordered at my store), so this would seem to be the best bang for the buck. Only has a 1 year warranty, but if it makes it that far, it should last 8-10 years and 100k plus miles. Thanks to the guy who listed the 15/16 open end wrench and #30 Torx bit as tools required...

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      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Unfortunate

      By 

      from Elwood IL

      About Me 27 Year Experiance In Pro, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
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      Pros

        Cons

        • No Improvement In Performance

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

        I had to return and exchange the first regulater do to the inlet port was not welded all the way around the flange, replacement was

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        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fuel pressure regulator works fine.

        By 

        from Clifton Park NY

        About Me Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Improves Engine Efficiency

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

          Fuel pressure regulator works fine.The smell of fuel is gone.

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          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          i would buy again, van runs great now

          By 

          from Warren, MI

          About Me Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Increases Power
          • No Fuel Smell Now In Van

          Cons

          • Bad Screw Design "t-30"
          • Difficult To Install

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving

          Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

          once you have it out. change the bolt "screw" use different head. Original design is bad using T-30. took 1.5 hours instead of 10 minutes job. had to use a hacksaw then grind the screw out. they should provide a hex head ex. 10mm screw with new part. part itself is great so far. No fuel smell in van anymore and seems more power.

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          (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Defective part

          By 

          from Cleveland, OH

          About Me Casual Driver

          Pros

            Cons

            • Engine Barely Ran
            • No Improvement In Performance

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement

            Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

            Replaced the OE fuel pressure reguator because it was leaking. Installed a BWD regulator and the engine barely ran! The engine sputtered and hesatated and the car didn't go over 10 MPH. I put the original unit back in and the car ran great (despite the OE unit leaking). I exchanged the BWD unit with an A C Delco and the car ran great with no gas leaking. I read other reviews on this website from customers who bought the same BWD unit and had the same problem. I'm glad I wasn't alone with the problem being the BWD unit as the cause of the problem.

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            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            performed as expected

            By 

            from Huntington Mills, PA

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            Level 3

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about CARQUEST by BWD Fuel Pressure Regulator:

              Good replacement product

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              • Q:

                What size is the nut on this? I have heard either 15/16" or 24" but i need to buy two wrenches to do this and need the right ones.
                Asked on 1/7/2015 by mike from Grand rapids, MI

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi Mike, I'm glad to assist you! Its hex size is 23.9 mm (0.94 inch) which is very close to 15/16 inch (0.938). The 24 mm is closer, but either should work.

                  Answered on 1/8/2015 by Solomon
              • Q:

                Could a faulty fuel pressure regulator make code po651 appear?
                Asked on 2/22/2014 by Peggy

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hello Peggy, I am glad to assist you! Yes, this code PO651 appears due to the fault with fuel pressure regulator/system.

                  Answered on 2/25/2014 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                part made in USA or not. does not said on web site of any parts
                Asked on 11/24/2013 by jd

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi JD, Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

                  Answered on 11/24/2013 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                where on the car dose this go
                if it is going on chev
                Asked on 8/10/2012 by martin from elkton

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  We would need more information like year, make, model and engine specification of your vehicle before we can make a suggestion. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 8/10/2012 by Rick from AAP
              • Q:

                Should gas normally overflow on the outside or is that cause the diaphragm is leaking
                Asked on 3/30/2012 by Mike from Ma

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  If the vacuum line to the fuel pressure regulator is wet with fuel or smells of fuel, it is a clear indication that the diaphragm in the fuel pressure regulator is bad and it should be replaced. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                  Answered on 4/2/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
              • Q:

                Will a bad fuel pressure regulator cause an odor of gasoline when you first start the vehicle, and perhaps make the engine turn over longer before it starts?
                Asked on 2/7/2012 by Ken from Hagerstown, Md

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Sometimes when it begins to go out, the engine will sound like it is misfiring. This can be a slight chug or missing a beat in the circulation of the plugs. Because a malfunctioning regulator can cause the plugs to foul fast and frequently, this will eventually be one of the symptoms. Some cars will have a hesitation at take off. An engine will seem to hiccup then all will be fine. In a few cars the hesitation will happen lightly at first then it’ll start to grow larger or it will be enough to make it stall.

                  Answered on 2/8/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
              • Q:

                does o rings come with this
                Asked on 12/2/2010 by Anonymous

                2 answers

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                  A:

                  No.

                  Answered on 12/6/2010 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                • A:

                  I just bought one Oct 2011. It came with O-rings on both the fuel rail and return line fittings. Installed perfectly. Use a dab of oil on the O-rings.

                  Answered on 10/8/2011 by Buster from Milwaukee
              • Q:

                how to fix it
                Asked on 11/13/2010 by Anonymous

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  It may be easier to just replace it.

                  Answered on 11/16/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
              • Q:

                What tools should i use to replace this part?
                Asked on 11/5/2010 by Anonymous

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  For help with your project, I recommend getting a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. It should be able to help you with detailed instructions on how to do many things.

                  Answered on 11/5/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
              • Q:

                Can you help me please. Will the unit above stop the vehicle from starting? The gas punp is working beacuse I can hear it, but when I press the test valve only a little bit of gas comes out.
                Asked on 11/18/2009 by bluebaby from Norfolk Va

                1 answer

                • A:

                  YES IT WILL

                  Answered on 1/27/2010 by CHASE from APOPKA FL
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