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1986 merc. topaz..wont start ??????????

My topaz would run well but a while ago it would sputter while on the road and i would have to clutch in and gas(while coasting neutral) to rev ou engine i change plugs and cables alot and changed feul filter often and this helped a little...but after a long freeze(usually started and ran well in winter) i went to start it and it cranks and you can hear the engine come close to sgtarting but after a ew seconds of cranking it becomes aparent that it is a lost cause. I heard trying a bottle of Heet to mayby see if it is frozen feul line but tht didn't work. i do notice that after cranking and stoping i hear a kind of electrical buzz of a motor or some device like in a solution i saw about a topaz on this site. maybe a feul pump or something?????please help

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    mike peltier Jan 07, 2009

    thank you ill look into that also a friend told me something about his truck and said his oil has gas in it somehow he didnt tell me why or how it happened but i checked my dipstick and i can smell gas in it any reason to why tis may keep a engine from starting?

  • mike peltier
    mike peltier Jan 17, 2009

    it worked but i dont think it solved the whole thing....maybe seals are leakin and the car is on its last leg thank you



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