Re: [DML] Problem #1 Starting Problem...
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Re: [DML] Problem #1 Starting Problem...



Pumping the pedal on a Fuel Injected car does not have
the same effect as on the older carburetor engines.

Try to start the engine with you foot about half way
down on the pedal (don't pump it).

See if it starts up any better... 

It is possible you have a leaking injector and there
is a pool of fuel sitting in the head that needs to be
blown out before it will start.


--- valleyrat12 <valleyrat12@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> 
> I hope you all will get used to me posting here, i
> am definately a 
> newbie!! 
> 
> When starting my car it fires up great, then dies.
> Usually by the 
> third or fourth time it will stay running. If i
> vigorously pump the 
> gas pedal I can sometimes coax it to start by the
> second time. It does 
> this hot and cold but mostly hot, sometimes it
> starts up just fine 
> (emphasize sometimes) The times that it starts up
> fine it is USUALLY 
> cold but not always.  Is this perfectly vague?
> Hopefully someone will 
> be able to recognize these symptoms. 
> 
> BTW I do hear the buzzing sound coming from the
> engine compartment.   
> (I have heard this is important)
> 
> Thanks in advance..
> 
> Nathan
> 
> 

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