[T3] Hard starting.
sjbartnik at mac.com
Tue Oct 25 14:22:12 PDT 2016
Do note that the carburetor float bowls are vented to atmosphere and over a period of days or weeks of non-use, the fuel in the float bowls will evaporate.
When this happens it will take some extra cranking of the engine before it will start as the fuel pump needs to re-fill the float bowls.
> On Oct 25, 2016, at 5:20 PM, Ross G Clarke <clarkeross28 at internode.on.net> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a 1966 type 3 fastback with standard carbs and fuel pump.
> After the car has been sitting for over two weeks it takes some time for the motor to start! On regular use the motor fires as per normal and performs well.
> I keep the motor in good order and it has good compression and good electrical components.
> My concept is the fuel flows back to the tank over a longer period of time and takes a bit of turning over to get the fuel back to the carbs.
> Any thoughts on this situation?
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