89 gt starting hard

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89 gt starting hard

Postby Guest » Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:07 pm

ok this started like a week ago.. every once and awhile my car wont start and i have to crank on it and hold to pedal to the floor just to start it.. and it started to burn coolent now too
any ideas on whats going on?



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89 gt starting hard

Postby wicked-irocz » Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:17 am

check on the coolant problem, if it is burning it thats bad and it shouldnt be driven.   :hammer


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89 gt starting hard

Postby Guest » Wed Oct 19, 2005 4:53 pm

coolent problam will b looked at when i do the flush.. Friday. today it started fine all day.. this is weird.. i was thinking
maybe the fuel filter????



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89 gt starting hard

Postby 1988GTU » Wed Oct 19, 2005 6:02 pm

What I would do is pressure check the the coolant system.  Take it and pump it up to 15lbs.  Let it sit there for 10 minutes and check it.  IT should still be at 14-15lbs.  If the drops, then you have a leak.


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89 gt starting hard

Postby Guest » Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:00 pm

alright i will add that to the list of thigns to do on friday.. thanks for all the help



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89 gt starting hard

Postby Jeff P » Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:20 am

The starting problem could be clogged injectors or low fuel pressure too.  Are you sure it's burning the coolant and not losing it somewhere in the engine bay (such as the water pump weep hole)?


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89 gt starting hard

Postby Guest » Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:21 pm

Is it hard to start when the car is cold or even after you've drove it? Let me know.




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