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Old 08-24-2004, 23:43   #1 (permalink)
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hard to start windsor

i got a windsor in my xy and when she is hot it dont like to start , got a new battery in it , if i open throttle fully it will start but if i dont open it the crank it then open it no hope it just feels like its got no kick in it any ideas , i thought maybe starter is not liking the heat
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Old 08-25-2004, 01:42   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like a carby prob getting to much fuel so check choke operation. does it do it cold hot or when.
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fully but its not cranking like its flooded its cranking like its labouring
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Leaking needle and seat/s, heat soaked starter (especially clapper style), weak leads, combination of above etc
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Check your ignition timming it could be to far advanaced. Good luck
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Leaking needle and seat/s, heat soaked starter (especially clapper style), weak leads, combination of above etc
i dont have a clapper but dont have earth strap on there so am going to get earth strap fitted its not that its cranking and wont start its labouring when i try to crank it
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That'll be the starter heatsoaking. Having an earthstrap helps alot though.
Standard starter? or geared High-torque one?

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Old 08-26-2004, 00:29   #8 (permalink)
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just a standard one , its only just started doing it so i dont think its the earth strap will get one tho
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