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Cold start issue on EL Falcon 


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 Post subject: Re: Cold start issue on EL Falcon
Posted: Sun May 20, 2012 9:59 pm 
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Location: Country WA
WA, Australia

Had/have a similar problem, Car (1996 EL 6cyl S/wagon -tickford Lpg) -was Mid 2011, running rough,Replaced spark plugs(with ngk bpr5ey-11),plug leads(Gasmaster LPG leads),Dizzy cap and rotor (OEM parts),3 old plugs had bad corrosion on the ends of the threads. Runs better.

10 months-18000K later( Now) same problems,getting worse, Starting on 4 1/2 cylinders,Rough for first 15 seconds then sluggish until warm,Lack of power.
just checked Plugs again, 3 badly rusted away on thread ends (again) .Replace with good spares, Running well again.

Leaking head gasket?, no real loss of coolant, 330400k on clock. haven't done H/gasket. brought at 265000 K


Booked in for a tune and trans' service- Monday week.
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