1977 OLDSMOBILE DELTA 88 CRANKS BUT WON'T START

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  • kellyolds
  • 1977 Oldsmobile Delta 88

Engine Mechanical problem
1977 Oldsmobile Delta 88 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 105, 00 miles

I HAVE REPLACED THE FUEL PUMP, FUEL FILTER, ADDED GAS TO THE CARBUERATOR AND IT WILL RUN FOR A FEW MOMENTS AND THEN DIES. CANNOT FIGURE OUT WHAT MAY BE THE PROBLEM.

Saturday, January 10th, 2009 AT 2:26 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Do you hear the fuel pump when key at run for a few secs-confirm the fuel pressure if its within specs and also if the injector/s are pulsing and also test the oil pressure sending unit

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Saturday, January 10th, 2009 AT 3:59 PM
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Probable stuck float or seat not letting fuel into bowl. Also could be debris in cabr. Reccomend a rebuild

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Saturday, January 10th, 2009 AT 4:11 PM
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  • rasmataz
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Check the choke plate if its opening and the fast idle cam adjustment

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Saturday, January 10th, 2009 AT 5:40 PM

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