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I can only start the car with starting fluid when it is cold. Once the car starts it runs but every 10-15 seconds the tach drops 200-300 rpms.What could this be?

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  • wsg411 Oct 19, 2008

    I can get my 1995 non-turbo 940 started on cool (South Texas cool, mind you) mornings only by cranking it forever -- I'll soon kill my starter at this rate. Then it runs really rough for a short while before smoothing out. I can't tell for sure if it's starved or flooded, but my suspicion is it's starved. Already replaced the air mass meter to substantial cost but no good effect.

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