Can i pull my 1978 porsche 911 targa to stat it if it won't turn over?


Asked by Nov 17, 2015 at 04:32 PM about the 1978 Porsche 911 Targa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I pull it the rear wheels lock up

4 Answers

Kelly Mayo

ahhhh..are you letting out the clutch after its moving in say 3rd gear????


Yes, I tried letting out the clutch in 2nd & 3rd. Only to have the rear wheels lock up????


Is there oil in the engine and gearbox? I have used 5th gear for a push start. How long has it been since the car was running? You could try jumper cables. Make sure your connections are correct. The donor car will charge the low battery. Providing that battery is still chargeable. Or, bring the battery to an Auto Zone for FREE charge and evaluation.

Andrew Dickens

Can you turn the engine over using a socket and breaker bar on the crank? Sounds like the engine has seized / frozen. Pull the spark plugs out and try turning it over again.

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