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1985 Chevrolet S10 Base Ext Cab

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April 5, 2014, 1:46 pm

Bob S

Question: chevy s10 only runs when gas put in carb

have a 1985 chevy s10 2.5 litre. started it on day ran for a minute or two came off high idle kinda coughed died. now wont run at all without putting some gas in carb.. pulled of gas line cranked it over lots of gas came out... ??

April 6, 2014, 5:32 pm

Ron W
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Check the fuel filter at the inlet of the carb. It may be plugged.

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April 6, 2014, 9:42 pm

Bob S

i disconnected line at carb turned it over and it pumped alot of gas in the can? so gas is getting to carb

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May 10, 2014, 3:43 pm

Ron W
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Needle and seat in the carb may be stuck then.

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