Tag: carburetors

39 Posts

Jul 01, 1998

Gas is getting into the oil pan.

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I have been working on a feed truck for some time The gas is getting into the oil pan I put on a new carburetor and that didn't stop it I put on a new fuel pump and that didn't...

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Apr 01, 1998

Could a bad distributor cause gas to show up in my oil?

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I have gas in the oil of my Olds Cutlass Is it possible that a bad distributor is causing this -- Greg RAY Is it possible that space aliens were responsible for the Iran-Contra affair Sure But it's not very...

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Feb 01, 1998

What to do about an '81 backfiring Chevy...short of buying a '91.

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I have an ' Chevy Caprice and it backfires What do I have to do to correct this problem -- Lawrence RAY Get a ' Chevy Caprice TOM Most of the backfiring I've seen on these cars is the type...

carburetors ignition

Feb 01, 1997

What could cause an engine to turn rough after about an hour of highway driving?

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Help My wife drives an ' Nissan Sentra station wagon one of the few cars available she can comfortably see over the hood of with the aid of a pillow This car does not have a powerhouse of an engine...

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Jan 01, 1997

My Chrysler wagon "runs on" after I turn it off. What's going on?

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I have a problem with my Chrysler station wagon It will run on after I turn it off And on the road it will continue to go fast even with my foot off the gas Can you give me any...

carburetors throttles

Jan 01, 1997

You need a new mechanic to fix your carburetor problem -- one with some gray hair.

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Guys can you help a damsel in distress I've had this Chevrolet Caprice Classic running just fine for miles with only minor repairs I have a great mechanic who's scratching his head about the problem my car now has I...

carburetors

Dec 01, 1996

Gasoline in the crankcase? Check the carburetor float and your fuel pump first.

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Recently I restored a Triumph TR- I installed new valves new rings new bearings and seals Twice since then I have found the fuel running out the rear seal And upon draining the crankcase I have found that it was...

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Oct 01, 1996

My Ford ranger acts up in winter conditions. Could it be "carburetor icing"?

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Ford Ranger with a problem Often in temperatures below degrees usually when there's moisture present my truck will begin to run rough It loses power like it's not running on all cylinders black smoke comes out the tailpipe and it...

winter carburetors

Apr 01, 1996

What could be causing gasoline to get into my oil?

Dear Car Talk

I have gas in the oil of my Olds Cutlass Is it possible that a bad distributor is causing this -- Greg RAY Is it possible that space aliens were responsible for the Iran-Contra affair Sure But it's not very...

carburetors

Aug 01, 1995

No doubt about it, Clyde's Lincoln needs a new carburetor float.

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I am not a mechanic but I'm restoring a ' Lincoln Mark IV When stopping down hill on a right turn my engine often dies It doesn't seem to do it at any other times Could this be my carburetor...

carburetors