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Post by peter freeman » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:32 am

Have a good look at the ECU temp sensor - if has is no connection to it then your engine thinks it is cold all the time and its on "full choke" which will flood the engine - you can check for fuel by smelling at the exhaust.



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Post by PeteMac » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:39 pm

Hadn’t touched the car for a week, not since I drained the tank then refilled with good fuel (and it still didn’t start.)

Today it started on first attempt (which is great) but I don’t know what changed (which is not so good.) I’ll just keep trying it the next few days and see If it continues to start. Then hopefully I’ll get another MOT booked.


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Post by peter freeman » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:41 pm

Something stopping the fuel getting to the engine ? try blowing through your pipes.



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Post by PeteMac » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:46 pm

MOT passed today! Straight through. No advisories. Happy chap! :D

Turns out the mechanic trained at our local (now closed) Reliant garage (where I used to take my old 5A), so had plenty of experience with fibreglass cars, though mainly 3 wheelers, I think.
(The garage I used for MOT is Esplanade Car Services, Broughty Ferry, just in case anyone local is looking for a MOT tester or garage services.)


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Post by philhoward » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:53 pm

Well done! :D


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Post by Roger Pennington » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:34 pm

Great result! :)


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