hard to start car

Question Description

I’m working on a question and need guidance to help me study.

car would not start without pushing the gass peddle first

Student has agreed that all tutoring, explanations, and answers provided by the tutor will be used to help in the learning process and in accordance with Studypool's honor code & terms of service.

Final Answer


What year is your car? Some carburated car needs to be primed first before it can start. Priming a carburated cars requires one deep push on the accelerator pedal just enough to deliver fuel in the intake manifold.

Fuel Injected cars older:
Is your car equipped with cold start valve?
Yes: While the motor is cold, open the hood, and have someone turn on the ignition without starting the car. Listen to a clicking sound from the cold start valve. If no sound, check your cold start valve or take it to the part store that can do the test.

Fuel Injected cars newer without cold start valve.
No: Make sure that your coolant is full or at least the coolant temperature sensor is touching the coolant.

Veedeoo (123)

I was on a very tight deadline but thanks to Studypool I was able to deliver my assignment on time.

The tutor was pretty knowledgeable, efficient and polite. Great service!

I did not know how to approach this question, Studypool helped me a lot.