Having trouble cold starting 1982 Silver Spirit

Asked by scovamin 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

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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

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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?

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

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