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Old 09-02-2009, 12:54 PM
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Having a problem starting my 87 after it sits for awhile.
Turn the key and nothing wait 3 to 4 minutes it starts right up.
It does this interminently, any thoughts as to what causes this???
Old 09-02-2009, 07:25 PM
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Possibly there's a check valve near or in the fuel regulator,losing pressure delaying the start until the pump brings the pressure up. A gauge on the fuel rail would tell you what's happening.

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