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Difficulty in starting cold engine

The engine in our 1987 Ford Tempo runs well once started and starts quite easily after the car has been driven and the engine has warmed. However, the first time we attempt to start the engine the engine takes some time, has to turn over multiple time, to start, which is really evident now that the weather is a bit colder. By comparison it almost seems as if the engine needs a choke. What part of the TBI needs to be replaced or adjusted?

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Try starting fluid next time if it start then you have a fuel problem your not getting enough fuel weak fuel pump try a tun up first when you do tun up change your fuel filter also.

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