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Rolls royce 1978 shadow. hard starting problem

Rolls royce 1978 shadow. hard starting problem
in hot or cold weather, needs fuel to start,have to prime. su carbs

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Remove air ducts, put some fuel drops in intake trhottle , and try to start engine , maybe have fuel pump is worn

Posted on Jul 16, 2010

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    museition Jun 06, 2012

    under the car on the passenger side , midway, should be the fuel pump-sometimes if you bang on it with a wooden hammer it will start clicking-that could be your problem -many owners have replaced the old fuel pumps with electronic ones-the originals used contacts points that corrode-I'm not sure when RR stopped using the old types.

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