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Re: Sputtering MGA

Subject: Re: Sputtering MGA
From: "W. R. Gibbons" <>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 1996 22:53:06 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, MR JOHN M ROGERS wrote:

> -- [ From: John Rogers * EMC.Ver #2.10P ] --
> For a long, long time my MGA has been faithful to me and not left me
> stranded anywhere (how many folks can say that about a LBC).  Recently,
> after it has warmed up (and gotten me sufficiently away from the house)
> it loses power, spits and sputters kind of like firing on two
> cylinders.  I'll roll to a stop and give it gas and it will backfire,
> etc. and then stop.  Last time it did this it was with my wife (who I

I suspect you are right about a fuel problem--perhaps the pump, but also 
consider that something may be drifting around in your tank and occluding 
your fuel pickup.  Next time it happens, I coast to a stop and pull a 
cover off one of the float bowls to see if it's full.

   Ray Gibbons  Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
                Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
        (802) 656-8910

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