STARTING TROUBLE

  • Tiny
  • Eric7807
  • 1976 FORD ELITE
  • V8
  • 2WD
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1976 Ford Elite, won't start. Turns over great, sounds like it's starting, but as soon as you let go of the switch, it dies. I've tried everything, Heet in the gas, starter fluid, nothing helps. The only thing I haven't tried is replacing the fuel filter. I could use some advice.

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Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 AT 5:41 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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If it doesn't start with starting fluid, it sounds ignition related. Have you checked to make sure that it is getting a good, hot blue snapping spark to the plugs?

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 AT 4:43 PM

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