Two barrel carburetor want stay running on first crank, got to crank it four to five times. Then it finally stay crunk but sounds as if it's gonna go back died. I can hear air coming out top of carb

Asked by Mar 07, 2017 at 02:15 AM about the 1985 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How do I stop this problem

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That is a Throttle Body Injection on there. Sounds like you may have a fuel pressure issue. Change the fuel filter and have the fuel pressure checked. It should be 9 to 13 lbs. It may be a fuel pump or the fuel regulator in the TBI needing to be rebuilt. Also a another cause is, once the engine is running look at the spray of the fuel injectors, it should be a nice cone shape miss, no droplets at all. Check fuel pressure first before repairing anything.

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