Why do I have to turn ignition switch on for a few seconds before I can start my car. It has to do with fuel pump. Cracks right up

Asked by Feb 15, 2016 at 06:49 PM about the 1982 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cracks right up after switch is on for few
seconds.  Runs and starts great when car
is warm.  This only happens when engine
is cold

2 Answers

20

it is normally if u have electrical pump these well let the pump start before the engine and this is not problem > and the vehicle need this operation for some reasons if u want it i well tell u

19,805

You may have a leak in the fuel system that allows the gas to drain back into the fuel tank or down the line. You need to get the fuel and pressure back into the fuel system to start the car. If it really bothers you, take it in and have a pressure test done on the fuel system.

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