Having trouble cold starting 1982 Silver Spirit

Asked by Oct 29, 2010 at 12:07 AM about the 1982 Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I own a 1982 Silver Spirit with 12722 miles on the car. I have trouble cold starting the car. It cranks up right away when the motor is hot but when the motor is cold, it takes a lot of cranking (It starts quicker if I pump the gas padal I want to know how to make the car fire up quickley

3 Answers


To cold start you should press the gas pedal to the floor and release this should set the carbs to fast idle hope this helps

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

I am having the exact some problems with my 72 silver shadow. I am afraid that I am going to burn up the starter motor just trying to get this car to run in the cold?

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Have your fuel pump and line checked. Also try pumping gas slowly before starting

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Silver Spirit

Looking for a Used Silver Spirit in your area?

CarGurus has 11 nationwide Silver Spirit listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit Questions

Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit Experts

#1 Hamish777
Reputation 20
#1 Michael Kane
Michael Kane
Reputation 20
#1 CaptJack1
Reputation 20
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Corvette
96 Great Deals out of 20,446 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
149 Great Deals out of 32,803 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
971 Great Deals out of 33,587 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
389 Great Deals out of 47,165 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Challenger
110 Great Deals out of 24,208 listings starting at $8,256