HAVING CARB PROBLEMS

  • Tiny
  • josiah49
  • 1966 Ford Mustang
  • 100,000 miles

I have 1966 Mustang with a 289 and am having carb problems. If I the accelerator a few times it will start but only for a few second then die. What could be my problem? I'm not much of a mechanic but am trying to learn

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 AT 2:22 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

The choke may not be working. It needs to be completely closed when cold and when it starts, it should be open a little bit to let the motor breathe.

Roy

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Thursday, April 26th, 2012 AT 2:32 AM

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