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84 chevy monte carlo - Car has sat for a year, but was running fine before parked. Car will turn over & crank with fuel put directly in carburetor. I have changed the fuel pump, filter, and all gas, but still won't crank. What do I check now?

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  • Richard Scordino Jun 04, 2010

    Check the fuel supply lines and make sure there are no holes and you are getting pressure at the carb end of the fuel line. Carb or injection?

  • meshelwade Jun 05, 2010

    thank you ... sometimes it's the simplest solutions we can't think of ourselves! just replaced the rubber hose, and dern if it didn't crank right up! btw ... it was carb.

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Check for condensation in the disributor cap, and check the spark plu's and wir's also check the coil

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Glad It helped. Most people forget the pump on carb cars pulls fuel up to the engine. Often when a line leaks it draws air in. On an injected engine, it would have been a no brainer because it would have been squirting everywhere!!!
Good luck!

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