Re: [DML] HELP - Can't get car running after maintenance!
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Re: [DML] HELP - Can't get car running after maintenance!

Thanks for the advice everyone, but I found my mistake,

That brass pipe with the angled end that slips into the bottom of 
the venturi assembly slipped out.  I reinserted and it worked fine.

Thanks again,


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Jonathan Minor <malletslinger@xxxx> 
> Pop the cap off and make shure none of the metal pins
> that make contack with the rotor are twisted/turned
> slightly.(Sometimes when caps are made, the metal pins
> slip before they are secure in the plastic that makes
> the cap.) Also, it is possible that one or more of
> your new wires are faulty. Does some one on this list
> know how to check for that?
> Hope this helps.
> --- sweetp01569 <paul.sweet@xxxx> wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 
> > I just finished changing my water pump, hoses,
> > Valley of Death clean-
> > up, spark plugs, wires, cap, rotor.  When I tried to
> > start the car 
> > this morning, it turned over, started briefly for a
> > couple of 
> > seconds, revved to around 1100 rpms, then quickly
> > died!  On another 
> > attempt, I tried playing with the gas pedal to keep
> > it running when 
> > it started.  I managed a few more seconds, but
> > nothing steady.  As 
> > soon as my foot releases the pedal, it dies.
> > 
> > I believed I was very thorough with the spark plug
> > and cap wire 
> > order, fuel line assembly, etc.  Could I have
> > knocked some idle 
> > adjustment out of whack when I removed the throttle
> > cable spool?  
> > Where should I start to get the car running again? 
> > 
> > Before I did this work, the car purred like a
> > kitten, but wanted to 
> > change plugs, wires, and water pump for preventative
> > maintenance.  I 
> > didn't know how old the plugs and wires were.
> > 
> > Any advice would be appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Paul
> > Vin 10944

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