[DML] Re: Starting Problem
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[DML] Re: Starting Problem

Umm...isn't that the same thing I said/suggested in posting 73509 ??


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, <rob@...> wrote:
> That's an excellent suggestion Harold! I noticed the thread this 
> however, so I called him first. We agreed he should start with 
cleaning or
> replacing the spark plugs again as they may be fouled from pumping 
the gas
> pedal. Based on my service notes I instructed him how to make sure 
> lambda circuit is functioning after that and then we'll talk again.
> Rob Grady,
> P.J.Grady Inc.
>    _____
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> Harold McElraft
> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 9:16 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Re: Starting Problem
> With all the recent work you had done by Grady - why haven't you
> called him? If he did the fixes I wouldn't be trying to screw with 
> WO asking him first. Let him guide you through the process. You can
> take notes of what people say but don't do anything WO Grady's 
> first - He won't have any idea where to start or what could be 
> if you try to do a fix yourself.
> Letting the car sit for 3 weeks without disconnecting battery is 
> a good idea. There are just too many drains on the battery. Even 
> newer technology lock activator, radio, etc. I still would not do 
> I don't believe my everyday car - recent vintage - would last 3 
> IMHO - you describe a symptom similar to when the coldstart valve 
> stuck open - but ask Grady.
> Harold McElraft - 3354
> --- In HYPERLINK "mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com"dmcnews@...,
> "jedimasterglenn"
> <jedimasterglenn@> wrote:
> >
> > So I let my car sit for 3 weeks and my reward is a dead battery. 
> > was able to jump the battery and get the car started, but the
> engine
> > is severely stumbling/sputterin-g. It sounds like it's not firing
> > correctly. It takes about 20 seconds of cranking to start, then
> > blows a blueish smoke (for 5 mins or so). It also won't idle on
> > it's own. If I stop giving it gas, it stalls. The battery was a
> > few years old, so I replaced it. The car fires right up with the
> > new battery, but it's still running as described above.
> >
> > In November PJ Grady did extensive work on my car (new lines,
> > injector hoses, fuel filter, a couple new injectors & some 
> > new fuel distributor, new plugs...etc, etc,etc). The car was
> > running fantastic. I mention this because it was starting and
> > running great before I let it sit. I can't imagine anything needs
> > replacing. I'm guessing I flooded the system with gas trying to
> > start it excessively. If I'm correct, how do I go about
> solutioning
> > this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Glenn
> > 5391
> >

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