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68 dodge Polara 383 start runs for few seconds dies also

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68 dodge Polara 383 start runs for few seconds dies also won't stay running in drive or reverse
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: It's a new battery
JA: What is the model of your '68 Dodge?
Customer: Polara eng383
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes car had not been running for 6 years so I put new battery new fuel pump and filter
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Car run very smoothly just won't stay running.

hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.


ok, my first condern is the carb. 6 years is a long time and it may be full of sludge inside. I would remove the top of the carb and inspect the bowl.

start there.


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok i will try doing this thanks for your help. Should I take the fuel tank off of the car and clean it out also?

that would be a great idea. then you have clean tank, lines and carb


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