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I have a 1988 honda crx 1.5 manual. when cold the car has a very hard time starting. it will eventually start, but after many times cranking. when warm it starts perfectly. i have no errors on the ECU. it has a new flywheel, and clutch. i have changed the distributer cap and rotor, plugs and the wires tested in range. checked and rechecked timing. when it starts it runs great. i need help!

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  • sacglass Aug 16, 2009

    thanks for the quick response! any suggestions on how to check the choke or how to solve the fuel draining back issue?

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Choke may not be working!
or fuel is draining back through the lines thus crancking th engine pumps up thhe fuel then it fires up
Cheers Rob

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  • ROB Aug 16, 2009

    remove air filter to see the choke make sure its free by moving the throttle & the choke butterfy together

    check the wire is connected to the heater element on the side of the carb

    watch the carby top & open throttle a few time to see if its spaying fuel in if not then it may be the pump draining back

    sart engine & see if choke heater is getting warm & moving the choke butterfly

    if not getting warm then check voltage at the wire with ignition on



    Cheers rob

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