Cranks for a long time before starting

Tiny
STEVEO72
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  • 1988 SUBARU GL
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  • 162,678 MILES
1988 subaru 1.8 turbo when starting the car it cranks over for some time before it fires up whats causing it to do that
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Thursday, August 11th, 2011 AT 6:45 AM

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Tiny
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Most likely fuel pressure is bleeding down. The most common cause is a leaking injector, but the check valve in the pump and the pressure regulator can cause that too.
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Thursday, August 11th, 2011 AT 7:06 AM

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