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Re: Attn Cold Start rough idle SVO Owners



Thanks Chris I'll try it tonight and let you know the results tommorow.


>Jeff,
>
>Sounds like you are on the right track. I think the first sign of a bad TPS
>is a high idle.  I think the startup thing is fuel related.  Try cycling
>the fuel system and let me know if this helps.
>
>Chris
>
>>I have an 85 and it starts  & runs for a couple seconds then dies. It will
>>do that a couple of more times then it will finally start and run. After
>>that ordeal everythings cool except the idle is all over the place( up &
>>down, up & down). Could my problem be the TPS???????
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>>From what I can tell, everyone with the rough idle when starting the car on
>>>a cold dayowns an 84 and early 85 SVO.  If this is not correct please
>>>contact me.
>>>
>>>Anyway, I too have a 85 SVO with the cold start problem.  When I start it
>>>in the morning it idles fine for about 5 seconds and then starts this
>>>really wierd engine miss type action for at least 2 minutes.
>>>
>>>I think I have found the problem! I believe it is the fuel system, not the
>>>filter, the pumps.  Here is what I did: Turn the ignition on (but do not
>>>start) until you hear the fuel pumps cycle.  Turn the key on and off 10
>>>times (yes, 10) each time listening for the fuel pumps.  This will
>>>pressurized/prime the fuel system (kind of but not really).  Then start
>>>your car and see what happens.  It worked for me!
>>>
>>>I guess my fuel pumps are on their way out, time to change to the late
>>>model setup.  Please let me/the list know if this solves your problem.
>>>
>>>
>>>Chris Roth
>>>2 SVOs
>>>http://www.rothfam.com/svo
>>
>>
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>>Jeff Dalbec
>>Cisco Systems, Inc.
>>1035 C Walsh Ave.,
>>Santa Clara, CA 95134
>>Corporate Programs
>>(408) 526-8956 Phone
>>(408) 870-8989 Pager
>>Email: jdalbec@cisco.com
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>>
>>
>
>Chris Roth
>2 SVOs
>http://www.rothfam.com/svo


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Jeff Dalbec
Cisco Systems, Inc.
1035 C Walsh Ave.,
Santa Clara, CA 95134
Corporate Programs
(408) 526-8956 Phone
(408) 870-8989 Pager
Email: jdalbec@cisco.com
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