MGB starts runs well for 3 to 4 min and quits. Has fuel at the carbs, pump runs well fuel at carbs. Spraying starter fuel in the carb does not rev engine. After it quits turn the key it restarts but will not run. Wait a couple of min and restart it will again run well for 3to 4 min and quit.

Asked by Aug 25, 2015 at 03:56 PM about the 1978 MG MGB Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car has electronic egnition. Fuel pump works. Carbs have fuel. New coil. Just
replaced the clutch. The car ran and started well before pulling the engine

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hummm was the fuel filter changed? also check all the wires...sorry

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