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Old 08-07-2007, 03:59 PM
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Default 1985 500 sel starting problems

I have an 85 500 sel that has been setting in a warehouse for over 5 years.I'm having a problem keeping it running.I put new gas in it so thers no old gas problem.It'll try to run when i put gas in the carburator but dies when that gas runs out.Any ideas or sugestions on what's causeing this to happen.
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Old 11-14-2007, 12:17 AM
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Default RE: 1985 500 sel starting problems

Fuel pressure guage would help. Can you hear the fuel pump when you turn ignition on?
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