How do you hand spin an engine

Jim Green jeg1976 at
Mon Aug 12 09:38:54 EDT 2002

--- "Ice Cat     ^. .^   ~" <iceisit at>
> My suggestion was to take a ratchet and turn it by
> hand.
> My husband thought that disconnecting the coil and
> grounding it and
> turn it over with the starter motor was sufficient
> to clear the
> cylinders of gasoline.

Try taking out the fuel pump relay, and starting the
car.  This should start to clear the fuel out, then
run for a few seconds, then die.  After that you know
it's not flooded anymore.

Jim Green
'89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5

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