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Offline Herleybob

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Starting problems
« on: October 03, 2010, 03:31:35 PM »
In the mornings my truck starts after like 10 cranks with me holding my foot to the floor. I have a 650 Edelbrock electric choke and i guess its hooked up to the ignition but i haven't checked. (its hooked up to a wire coming out of the alternator) and when its at warm running temperature it takes me a couple cranks to start it, like 4 or 5, with my foot to the floor. If my foots not to the floor it just cranks. Whats wrong?

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Offline VileZambonie

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Re: Starting problems
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2010, 03:43:07 PM »
Check the choke to make sure it's working.
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Offline Herleybob

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Re: Starting problems
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2010, 03:46:25 PM »
How would i see if its working, hook it straight up to the positive side of my battery to trigger it while looking down the barrels?

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Re: Starting problems
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2010, 09:01:07 PM »
when the engine is cold, push the gas pedal, the choke plate should close all the way.   A cold engine would start easily then.

After about a minute of idling the engine, punch the gas, the plate should be all the way open.  A warm engine will start easily then.