can a fuel injected car get flooded

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Asked by May 18, 2016 at 05:18 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Bonneville 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: General

while starting the car i stopped in the middle of a fullstart and when I tried it
again the engine acted as if it didnt get gas ...I could smell like it was floode

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Yes, it happens more than you think. usually when the control systems haven't made it into closed loop. Starting a flooded fuel injection engine is the same as starting a carburated one, hold the gas pedal to the floor and crank it over till it fires off then immediately release the gas pedal and let it idle for a little bit then drive. However if it continues to do this there could be something going haywire and then a live data scan would be necessary to locate the trouble.

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