[200q20v] 91 200 hard start.

Linus Toy linust at mindspring.com
Tue Oct 24 23:37:36 EDT 2000

At 08:24 AM 10/24/00 -0400, Arado wrote:
>Excessive cranking to start. After start, smooths and runs normally. Smell
>petrol after hard start--goes away.  any ideas?  Thanks, Gary

Check the ground wires on the intake manifold...they can cause all sorts of 
hard-starting problems but erroneously point the finger (diagnostic fault 
codes) at various hall and timing sensors.  See Scott Mockry's site here 
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