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 Post subject: eb v8 need help
Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:32 pm 
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hi i have a eb xr8 car was running fine last week, then it sat there for a few days and now it cranks over and willl only start sometimes if i feather the throttle and then once it starts it runs rich as and strugles to idle. any ideas???

 

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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:38 pm 
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Fuel regulator? had a similiar thing happen to my ol' ZL EFI 250.

 

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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:09 pm 
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could be air flow meter...
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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:32 pm 
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tryed both and still no good

 

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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:14 am 
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Hey Greg,

Try removing the tweecer.
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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:18 pm 
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mate i had that prob once sounds dumb but change your fuel filter under passengerside rear it sounds to me your sufering from a fuel restriction
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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:37 pm 
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christianungapen wrote:
mate i had that prob once sounds dumb but change your fuel filter under passengerside rear it sounds to me your sufering from a fuel restriction


fuel filter is 1 month old. found the problem it was the tweecer.


Greg

 

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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:42 am 
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Good that you found the prob hope it isn't too costly though to sort the tweecer

 

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 Post subject: Re: eb v8 need help
Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:22 pm 
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I'm helping Greg with a chip in the meantime and then a switch to a moates 1/4 horse.
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