Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest - View Single Post - 89 3.slo 4skinner won't start
View Single Post
Old June 4th, 2009, 06:42 AM   #8
elripster
Not-So-Newbie
 
elripster's Avatar
 
Join Date: 04-19-08
Location: Chicago, SW Burbs
Posts: 70
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Try this... http://personal.utulsa.edu/~nathan-b...fsm/index.html

If it starts with starting fluid, you probably have a plugged up cold start valve. It's the passenger side of the manifold. Pull it off and have someone try to start it with the coil wire disconnected. Look for a strong stream (sound like a prostate commercial...).

Two more culprits of bad idle are the air flow meter in the air filter box or the throttle position sensor. Both could be corroded or in the case of the AFM outright stuck shut.

Frank
elripster is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Page generated in 0.05818 seconds with 20 queries