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Intermitent stalling and hard starting when cold

Have replaced Fuel Pump, Fuel Filters, rebuilt Carb, new Coil, Voltage Regulator, Distributer, Battery, alternator and done a complete tuneup. It runs good on the highway but hesitates and stalls when taking off from a stop, but not all the time, especially when my mechanic drives it, it won't act up. Does it just not like me? I'm ready to drive it off a cliff !

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  • skiwiggs Mar 02, 2009

    We have checked the vacumn hoses but we'll look again.



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Sounds like it could be a vacuum leak--check all of the small vacuum hoses around the carb....

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  • sitruc2000 Mar 02, 2009

    yeah there may be a cracked hose that only opens up when it is hot...

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