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Re: Cold-weather starting problems

Subject: Re: Cold-weather starting problems
From: Rick Brown <>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2001 12:06:41 -0400
John Middlesworth wrote:

> With temperatures turning cooler, I need to address this problem before I find
> myself stranded.  I have a 72 MGB with SU HIF carburetors.  If the temperature
> is in the 60's or lower, I can't get it started.  It's as if the fuel bowls
> are empty.  Starter fluid will get it going a little but then it seems to run
> out of fuel.  I replaced the float bowl valves (jets) recently, so I don't
> believe they're getting stuck.

Double check to insure that your choke cable is routed correctly and not getting
hung up somewhere so that you are not getting full choke.



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