[Healeys] Confusing fuel starvation--BJ8
gonnagitcha90 at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 16 20:09:18 MDT 2016
My BN 7 has a similar issue in the summer (not in other seasons) because the fuel is vaporizing before it gets to the carbs. Check to be sure your fuel Iine isn't too close to a high heat source like a Muffler or exhaust manifold...
> On Oct 16, 2016, at 18:18, Tom Felts <tomfelts at windstream.net> wrote:
> Thought I had found why I was getting fuel starvation. I would be driving along and the engine wanten to die---flip the acc and pull the choke and it wold fire up again---did this over and over to nurse the car home.
> Since the fuel pup was operating as it should, I figured it must be in a carb.
> Took the tops off the fuel bowl. Rea was full of gas-----front only 1/2 way up.
> Looked at the Grose jet and it seemed to be sticking===pulled it cleaned it----and broke the tip off.
> Had another original jet so installed it---thought that was it.
> Started it up and same symptoms.
> What next?? Anyn ideas?
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