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Mr. Laz
09-13-2010, 12:41 PM
ok ... so pulling a car out of storage(1-year)

cranks fine but won't fire

tuned port injection 350


most likely steps besides anti-freeze? :)

KCUnited
09-13-2010, 12:43 PM
Any gas in it?

Iowanian
09-13-2010, 12:44 PM
Did you put Stabil in the gas before storing?


Is it an older car? Carb?
Try a little gas or starting fluid in the carb to get it going.

Brock
09-13-2010, 12:54 PM
Can you hear the fuel pump when you first turn the key?

Dayze
09-13-2010, 12:57 PM
the car wasn't stored in a AIDS forest, was it?


as others have stated; might have some moisture in the fuel if it was sitting a while w/out fuel stabilizer in it. been there when I got lazy and didn't put any into my bike when I stored it...sucks when you get a 65 degree February day out of the blue and the bike won't fire.
grr..

JASONSAUTO
09-13-2010, 12:57 PM
i would check if you are missing fuel or fire first.
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Radar Chief
09-13-2010, 01:07 PM
Fuel and filters is where Id start.

King_Chief_Fan
09-13-2010, 01:07 PM
those effin muffler bearings will get you every time

Radar Chief
09-13-2010, 01:10 PM
those effin muffler bearings will get you every time

Could be a worn out isoscelator. :hmmm:

Dayze
09-13-2010, 01:15 PM
hey you guys laugh about 'muffler bearings' etc....but I recall one of my first threads here where I asked about transmission fluid in my manual transmission in my jeep.
lol.

......I think Bwana was the first to light me up. lol

C-Mac
09-13-2010, 01:24 PM
Could be a worn out isoscelator. :hmmm:

Icocilator....geeess :p


Simple, check for fire and fuel, then plan an attack.

Bwana
09-13-2010, 01:32 PM
hey you guys laugh about 'muffler bearings' etc....but I recall one of my first threads here where I asked about transmission fluid in my manual transmission in my jeep.
lol.

......I think Bwana was the first to light me up. lol

:D

Dayze
09-13-2010, 01:33 PM
:D

it was a good day; I went from thinking I needed to change my transmission fluid, to "woo hoo! I'm stupid...no need to change the fluid. time for a beer"....in a nanosecond.

:D

Bwana
09-13-2010, 01:35 PM
Fuel and filters is where Id start.

Yep and "if" it has fuel, dump in a bottle or two of this to suck up the water.

http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTA7chsy5VSyF1BJTD5drFuxZxNdJjDk0l4INIU4PHGK0EFACc&t=1&usg=__vWUGza5Go0tdBFPXyMqfBedO3so=

Hog Farmer
09-13-2010, 03:37 PM
This is a definite case that has reasonable cause to check for water in the gas. You know the drill, now get with it.

Jenson71
09-13-2010, 03:38 PM
Muffler bearings are pretty expensive. They cost me $200 at Jiffy Lube.

Okay, that was the first time I'd ever heard of that joke.

Brock
09-13-2010, 03:39 PM
it's always the carb.

i hate those things.

It's TPI.

Jenson71
09-13-2010, 03:39 PM
I think when you store your car without using it for a long time, you are supposed to have your gas tank drip a little.

Mr. Laz
09-13-2010, 04:01 PM
it's got gas in the tank but it almost like it's not getting to the engine.

i think i can hear the fuel pump running dry

Demonpenz
09-13-2010, 04:02 PM
Mustang II's were notorious for problems

Mr. Laz
09-13-2010, 04:04 PM
used to be able to add fuel directly to the carb but with TPI i dunno