Well done for this informative web-site.
I have a 1979 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.6 and the carburetor is flooding with petrol. It's fitted with the factory original dellorto carbs.
It's not used daily, but kept as a collector's / classic car. It's only got 10,000 miles on clock.
Been doing some emergency bailing on the 159 after a week away in holiday in it, did around 1500 miles driving to Ireland and back... only to find when I got home today that the rear driver side footwell was absolutely sopping wet! I did what I could to mop up with a cloth before...
Fitted an electric pump to the sud and engine starts and runs ok but needs carbs balancing etc. If i leave it to tick over, after about 30 seconds the o/s carbs seem to flood with petrol and the engine stops.
Take the plugs out on that side and find both wet with fuel and not firing.
Basically the missus ran the tank dry (AGAIN) and since then the 156 has started playing up, It seems (according to RAC) that it is flooding it self and a control valve or something maybe stuck/......any ideas??
Haughton Rd, Darlington - jusy after the junction with McMullen Rd - bad flooding
I just got through straddling the white line at 2mph, making the oncoming traffic wait until I was across :lol:
I'd steer clear though, any more rain and the Skerne will be spilling over
hi all just a quick question of the "what do i do next" kind :/
i just bought a 2nd Sud today to be used as a 'doner' vehicle to the one i have and want to restore ...
the 2nd Sud has a lovely inside and plenty of parts the are better than mine but a shot body full of rust holes ... 'my' body...
had all the cams pumps, variator, belt etc changed on the wagon a couple of days ago. Its really cold here this morning and went and started the car and i got quite a loud tut tut tut noise that came from that general area which came and went within a couple of seconds.
OK,I know it is a common problem.I have overlooked it for many years now and I refuse to touch and set the floats..
New problem,fuel in the air box,with some carbon residue:(
ps.It is twin 40's
1997 UK 2.0 16V
I'm having some issues starting the car.
If the engine doesn't catch first time, it is a real pig to start. It has happened four times now, twice in the last two days. It is like the car has flooded, and needs to be cranked for about 30sec (in bursts) with the throttle...
We are seeing an increased number of members post boosting.
And although some of the posts are quite entertaining, even funny :rolleyes: , there may be AO members considering these posts as flooding, even spamming...
Should post boosting be banned?
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