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Old 08-07-2009, 06:41 AM
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Originally Posted by lowandloud91
the carb and intake gasket are brand new, and yes itll start back up.....i once started it and held it at about 3000 rpms and it stayed there and then it just shut off like i turned the key off, vacuum ports look good also
If it starts right back up it could be running out of fuel. Generally an electronics(ignition) issue will take a while to cool before it will work again.
I would start buy checking your float levels and put a fuel pressure gauge on it.
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