[DML] Re: Whistling While Trying to Start
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[DML] Re: Whistling While Trying to Start



Did you have the intake off or the fuel injectors out? 

Whistling is usually the gaskets at the intake runner "rams horn". 
But that should not be a big enough leak to keep the car from 
starting. More likely that you don't have the idle controller tube 
all the way back in the FI chamber. With the air cleaner off push the 
flap all the way down and look in and to your left with a flashlight. 
You should be able to see the whole angled end of the brass tube 
coming in thru the hole. If you don't see it, it's not in all the 
way. 

There's a ton of other stuff that will cause a car not to start, but 
it's best to start with the last thing you messed with. 

Dave S

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "thebrave65" <johnny.sawyer@...> 
wrote:
>
> After replacing the coolant hoses on both sides of the waterpump, 
under 
> the car, otterstat, thermostat, steering column bushing, bled the 
> brakes and replaced one of the high pressure transmission lines, 
she 
> won't start.
> 
> Battery is good but it cranks and sounds like it's trying to catch 
but 
> makes a funny whistling sound from the engine bay.
> 
> Car has always run great but has sat for about a month during my 
> repairs/maintenace.  Gas is fresh.
> 
> I took the air cleaner off to have a look, but this is one problem 
that 
> I really don't know where to begin.
> 
> Vaccum leak?
> 
> Johnny
> 5518
> AZ-D
>









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