Monday, June 03, 2002, 10:49:11 PM, you wrote:
There have been several questions why? This is what is happening.
When the temperature outside is > than 75F I have the following
1. When the car is idling at a traffic light after about 1.5
to 2 minutes it starts to run rough, stumble and miss. This
continues while I pull away for about 1 minute at speed when
everything goes back to normal.
2. If I shut off the car and try to restart it in about 5
minutes I have the same problem as in 1.
While this might not be "vapor lock", (correct if I am using the term
incorrectly) it is heat related. I have not had this problem all
spring when it was cooler.
I am going to insulate the fuel lines tomorrow, I really can't move
them any further from the exhaust manifold. I would like to see what
the under hood temperature is and when the problems start.
I am going to go with the radio shack thermocouple and a DMM. My
meter does not do temperatures, but I can just read the voltage and
convert. Simple, easy and cheap. I will let the list know what I
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