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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-09-04, 03:42 AM Thread Starter
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EA starts terrible when hot.

My EAs got a stg 3 crow cam etc (see below), and not long ago I got the injectors cleaned. When its cold, it generally starts fine without hardly any winding over, just how it should be, but it runs bloody rough for 5 minutes and blows white smoke (blows smoke only sometimes?????????) then its perfect. It doesn't use any oil. And goes hard. Then, if I just turn it off for 5 mins, then go to start it, it takes a fair bit more winding to start. This has only happened since i had the injectors cleaned. It is asthough there isnt any fuel getting to the motor, but i turn the key off and on several times to try and increase the injector rail pressure. ANY IDEAS????

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-09-04, 06:45 PM
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Re: EA starts terrible when hot.

Fuel pump? The hard starting when warm seems to be indicitive of dribbling injectors.
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