Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 13:56:40 -0400
From: "Tony at" <>
Subject: Re: Very hard to start when engine is hot

Hello Kei, Most likely cause is a defective Fuel Check Valve. It keeps the fuel from flowing back into the tank and having to be pumped the full distance to the engine. Tony ----------------------------------------------- Need parts for your Saab? OEM & OEM quality parts at discount prices. ----------------------------------------------- "Kei Yau" <> wrote in message news:a9her0$ > 94-900 SE V6 > > No problem when starting from cold but when the engine is hot it is very > hard. There is no problem when I start the engine immediately or a few > minutes after I had turn off the ignition, the problem is when I try to > start it after say after 45minutes - 3 hours. > The engine fires but it just won't idle. It revs a little then dies. > Giving it a bit of gas, it would rev a bit more but can't sustain it, > choking a little then dies. Giving it a lot of gas, it will try and rev but > only to around 4000rpm, lots of smoke from the tail pipes. After trying for > ages it will kind of wakes-up and behaves normally. > > Can any one give me some idea on what is happening? > > Thanks in advance. > > Kei > > >

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