CRANKS FOR A LONG TIME BEFORE STARTING

  • Tiny
  • steveo72
  • 1988 Subaru GL
  • 4 CYL
  • AWD
  • automatic
  • 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

Thursday, August 11th, 2011 AT 6:45 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
  • Expert
  • 24,905 posts

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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