[ROVERNET - UK] Calling Rovernet Brain trust!!!

roland veetwinrider at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 30 14:35:59 BST 2006

--- Ben Rodgers <irishrover at netscape.ca> wrote:

> Hi Guys
>             I need help! The Rover has me stumped
> (1967 P5  Mk3 Std )
> The car starts and idles okay with full choke on ,
> but once underway I can
> hardly get out of second gear and continue to need
> choke. When I rev it
> struggles and coughs back thru carb, and the engine
> dies, that indicates a
> weak mixture, its also running on the hot side. 

Ben, I'll echo others that it sounds like it's running
lean. Check for any vacumn leaks, even possibly at the
booster/servo. Also check the fuel pump output, maybe
a clogged fuel filter? Also check the distributor
advance in case it's stuck. Good luck.

  Rover P5

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