CAR WONT FIRE WHEN WARM

  • Tiny
  • seth525652
  • 1980 Chevrolet Citation
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 110,000 miles

I have a 1980 chevy citation with a 2.8v6. When the car is cold it will start fine. Idles a little rough but on acceleration it runs great. But when it is at operating temp and I turn it off it will not start back up until it is cold again usually about an hour wait. It cranks fine getting spark and the timing shows at 4 deg btdc. When cranking. Ive tried everything I can think of. Ive unplugged the choke, checked spark, battery voltage, I cant think of whats going on any help would be great

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Sunday, February 27th, 2011 AT 8:37 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check the fuel pressure with a fuel pressure tester to rule out a weak fuel pump and excessive fuel pressure drop

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Sunday, February 27th, 2011 AT 8:41 PM
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  • seth525652
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I checked the fuel pressure its at 10psi at carburator

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Sunday, February 27th, 2011 AT 11:18 PM
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  • seth525652
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And the fuel volume is 2 pints in 30sec

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Monday, February 28th, 2011 AT 1:44 AM
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  • unbound uplink
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Major Kudos to anyone who has the answer. Im having same issue but takes about 2-4 hours to restart

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Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 AT 12:59 PM

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