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Hello I'm Scott,
Let me see if I can help you out here. So you say the battery is nearly new? If so you could quite possibly be experiencing a low voltage situation. Have you tried charging the battery fully? If not I would do so. Actually the best thing to do on the battery would be to take it down to your local auto store and have them load test it. I have seen a battery just a few months old be bad, it does happen. This vehicle does require full voltage to work properly. Let me know what you find. Please do not hit accept until we solved your problem ok. I do not want an accept without you being totally satisfied. I'll check back here in awhile to see what you find.Thanks for using JA.
Definitely a good idea. Your battery may be fine, but like I said I've seen alot of bad new batteries. Also before you reinstall it make sure every connection in properly cleaned. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Well does seem like a fuel prob, but you say it ran fine before the starting prob right? Is this a fuel injected system or carbureted?
You are very welcome, I hope we can get this figured for you soon.
I havent performed the pump install yet, I plan on it today..at the same time, I'll check the fuel line where it meets the car, like you previously said...stay tuned !
Just to check something here, when you pour fuel down her she cranks and you can keep it running right, i had said to make sure of this before you go for the pump. I just wanted to make sure. I had another tech suggest checking the wires on the starter and make sure the yellow wire is on the the "t" terminal and the purple is on the "s" terminal. "thanks (ASEMaster35yrs) But if i you it will keep running with you pour fuel that should be right. Thats why I ask in a earlier note to check to make sure she runs when you pour fuel down the carb. Anyways I hope you go that in my message, still waiting to hear back from you.
I found a page with the starter you should have and a pic of the solenoid you should have. At least from what you explained, is the pic I sent the same as the original? I'm so sorry if you got the pump, Earlier I thought you had tried what suggested with the fuel, I did think you could keep it running. Now this makes sense, you need the 2 terminal solenoid as (ASEMaster35yrs) said. Let me know what your take is on this?
yep I think you need the same configuration that you took off and with you not having this prob before that does seem to make sense.
looking forward to hearing from you!
IT STARTED....VERY WELL..like a champ!!!! We even went out to dinner in it!
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-Mark A Corradetti
Wow Mark I am very happy to hear that! Now you can enjoy that classic car the way you should. If I can ever be of assistance again you can alway find me here. All you have to do is hit the accept button and I get paid. Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity to help you and thank you for using JA!