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Car starting problem

When i try to crank my car it piks the self but turns off, i tried with choke , but failed , this problem only occurs when i left the car for 4-5 hours , did't understood this problem . give me some solution

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  • Jaswinder Dhonsi Sep 10, 2009

    when i crank the car , it takes few rotations and then engine stops.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    I would suggest you use live chat for this problem, I just don't understand what u are saying here.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    don't understand the "it piks but itself turns off"

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Choke pull off is bad. its a vacuum actuator next to the carb. replace it carefully and you'll be ok.

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