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Can I start an Los 1979 Cadillac with battery charged by

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Can I start an Los 1979 Cadillac with battery charged by putting a bit of gas in the car orator?
JA: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?
Customer: no, hasn't preen driven in two years
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 1979 coupe deville
JA: Are you fixing your DeVille yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just want to start it to move it to my ex husbands house one half mile away.
JA: What year is your '79 EX?
Customer: 1979
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Ron replied 11 months ago.

Yes you can prime the carburetor by carefully adding a very small amount of fuel to the carburetor and it should start providing you have good spark at the spark plugs and a working fuel pump. Once its started it should run so you can move it as well.