[V8] Hot Start problems - but starts when floored

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 15:20:57 PDT 2009

ECU temp sensor.

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From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
David M
Sent: Friday, September 25, 2009 2:23 PM
To: v8 at audifans.com
Subject: [V8] Hot Start problems - but starts when floored

Been having the classic hot start/no start problem that seems to be getting
worse. When the car is cool or cools off it starts up w/o issue.

I was totally frustrated and tried flooring it while cranking and the V8
started! I used to have to do this to my Dad's 77(?) Pontiac LeMans (what a

Anyway, what does the fact that it starts when floored suggest is the
problem? Still the reference sensor or something else?

Unfortunately, my tach dies long ago so I couldn't tell you if if moves when
the engine is cranking. -Dave
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