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Old 06-28-2014, 08:29 PM   #1
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have 95 Olds 88 with 3.8.
It overheated and leaked coolant into intake through the upper intake gasket. I ran comp. test. All cylinders checked good for a 120 k engine I thought(165 to 195 psi). Replaced upper intake with kit witch included : intake ,intake gasket, PCV valve and all necessary O-rings. Have it all back together but it will not start Have fuel and spark. Seems to be flooding. Any thoughts????? Thanks
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Seems to be flooding? How do you know?
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When I pulled a couple plugs they were very wet. and it just sounds like it is flooded when you try to start it.
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Did you by any chance remove the TPS sensor from the throttle body?
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Wet as in fuel smell or wet as in coolant?
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Smell like fuel. Didn't remove anything except to unplug all vac line and elect. connection
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Buy the way thanks for the quick replay
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Re-verify that your spark plug connections are in the correct order. And make sure your getting spark too.
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That was the last thing I did before I quite messing with this evening. Thanks
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Bob, I am not sure how your are checking for spark, however I just want to mention this is the right spark tester to have. KD tools 2756 !
Part 1 -HEI Spark Tester: How it Works.
Did you install new spark plugs and check gap or just clean up old ones?
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