IS IT THE CARBY

1992 Holden Apollo

Tiny

ivorholden

March, 26, 2012 AT 9:56 AM

Car wouldn't start, thought it wa flooded, disconnected air cleaner, but after trying to start fuel started flooding into air cleaner tray. Opened choke and sprayed carby cleaner; tried again, got a puff of carby cleaner mist then engine started - smoke from exhaust was very thick and wouldn't stop. Turned it off; started it again later - idled good then fuel started flooding back into air cleaner tray. Meanwhile - low reading on oil dip stick prompted me to put more in. I had put some oil in a few days previous so thought low reading was strange. I decided to drain some oil out of sump and found a mixture of fuel and oil - lots of petrol. Is the carby causing problems or have I also got stuffed rings?

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Tiny

rasmataz

March, 26, 2012 AT 4:42 PM

Check the fuel pressure with a gauge -could be the carby leaking internally-You sure its not a fuel injected engine

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