1980 turbo T/A Wont Start - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-27-2001, 08:11 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: fl
Posts: 1
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Red face 1980 turbo T/A Wont Start

any suggestions, I have Good Spark, and planty of Gas. The car turns over, and sometimes spurks gas out of the carb.

thank you
Jennifer

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-28-2001, 04:19 AM
aka Duke of URL
 
Last wiki edit: Finding vacuum leaks Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Rockville, MD
Posts: 4,821
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question

It could be a number of things;
[*] Does it backfire through the carb when it shoots gas?

1) It could either be flooded or the timing has jumped. After cranking for a few moments, open the throttle plates and look for puddled gasoline on the plenum (intake manifold) floor. If there is a large puddle, either the carb float is stuck or the carb bowl plugs are leaking. Make sure you also check the choke and choke pull-off for proper operation.

2) Check static timing by setting the timing mark(s) at TDC and seeing if the dist. rotor points to No.1 on the dist. cap.
[*] Make sure the battey is fully charged. Most ECM's (if you have a feedback carb.) need to read at least 12V for reference voltage for proper operation.

Just a couple of suggestions, but will give you a place to start.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-31-2001, 10:01 PM
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Dillsboro Indiana
Posts: 14
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Post

yep I agree with the other post internal combustion engines work because of FUEL < SPARK COMPRESSION<AND TIMMING TIMMING TIMMING check it bet you find the problem there
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.