jeep 78 304 v-8 hard to start

Asked by jcr47 Oct 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM about the 1978 Jeep CJ-5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 78 cj-5 jeep which is hard to start. i have rebuilt the 2 barrel carb. runs great after getting it started

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Possibly the fuelpump pressure isn't high enough and the pump has to build it back up. Or the oil pressure sending unit is weak and the engine thinks there's low oil pressure and not allowing the engine to start.

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