[V8] Hot Start problems - but starts when floored

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 29 02:02:27 PDT 2009

The thing is, it might be out of tolerance cold, but come back into tolerance when warm. So, you would have the rich starting cold, but be fine when warm. There is an ohms check for those sensors at various temperatures, I believe it's in the manual. I also know it's in the V8 service guide, which I believe someone may have scanned.


>Subject: Re: [V8] Hot Start problems - but starts when floored
>Interesting. Thanks! So I would imagine if it were failing that the
>car would be running pretty rich. So I might be getting a lot of
>carbon build up and gasoline smell?
>On 9/28/09, Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The ECU temp sensor is on the back of the passenger side head below the
>> distributor.
>> In some cases when it fails, it signals that the engine is too cold, causing
>> the ECU to throw too much fuel into the mix.  Hold the throttle wide open
>> adds air.
>> Ed

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