WON'T START WHEN HOT OUTSIDE

  • Tiny
  • jr52
  • 1986 Dodge Aries
  • 69,300 miles

My mom's 86 aries k starts and runs fine unless the outside temperature is above about 85-90F. Cranks and if pour fuel in through throttle body it will run till fuel finishes burning. Help, please.

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 AT 12:17 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

I would check the fuel pressure to verify the pump is working. If it is not, then the pump has failed. If it is working, you have a control issues, such as distributor pickup or injector control issue

Roy

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Thursday, June 14th, 2012 AT 12:23 AM

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