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Old 04-15-2010, 07:20 AM   #1
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So i was driving my car around for while yesturday putting miles on it. and i pulled into a gas station to get cash. went to start the car back up and it wont start back up. i have spark and plenty of fuel, do you think it could be flooded? i have a fully built motor w turbo 60lb injectors, KB boost pump, the car is running a very very light base tune. the car would crank over but would not start at all. and if i let it sit and try to crank it, it would POP! and then not crank over.i checked the plugs and they were wet with fuel. so cleaned themoff but still nothing FLOODED ? i need some help

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Old 04-15-2010, 10:37 AM   #2
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if you have soaked plugs then there is a good chance it is flooded out man, what i would do is take you plugs out and let it sit for a while to let the fuel evep, it is summer and shouldnt take too long
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I would pull the fuel pump fuse , pull the plugs and spin the engine over to clear out the fuel IF it is flooded

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Old 04-15-2010, 02:45 PM   #4
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Or you could just hold the throttle to the floor while turning it over, that kills the injectors as well.
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Yes but it times them out , they still fire for a given amount of time

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Or you could just hold the throttle to the floor while turning it over, that kills the injectors as well.
Yep. One time I went to start my car and it actually died after I stopped turning the key 'cause I thought I had turned it long enough to start up. When I went to start up again, it sounded like it really wanted to start, but just couldn't. Held down the gas pedal, cranked her over, started right up.
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Thanks guys, i let the car sit overnight and tried to start it and still nothing, so i will pull the plugs and fuse and clear it out and try again. thanks for the help. i just need to get it tuned BAD!!
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