blacksun Posted May 7, 2011 Share Posted May 7, 2011 This has been an ongoing problem for a while, the engine would turn over and fire sometimes but then others the ignition would just click. Not even trying to turn over. If I just tried to start it then it would sort of start on any of the times rather than anything obvious. I've had 3 black plastic ignition barrels on, all while the prob seemed to get nothing but worse. They were all second hand so could all be knackered. My only thought left is coil or poor earth. Mechanical fuel pump. Still getting fuel so that hasnt gone belly up. Im getting a garage at my new house so I hope to have her under cover and learn how to weld. The car has been sat about too long outside as I havent had any facilities to fix it in. The nieghbours get arsey if you do that sort of thing in shared spaces. Had enough comments about my rust bucket and when it was going. They even reported it to the council as abandoned, cheeky gits. It's an '87 1800 with a 2.0 cavalier engine in. looks the same externally. On a carb with manual choke. Cheers for any help guys. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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