1977 Caprice Classic WONT START.

Asked by Apr 26, 2017 at 09:12 AM about the 1977 Chevrolet Caprice

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I started my Caprice classic this morning just fine
but when I started to drive it, it died after about 5
ft. The battery and everything comes on but the
car won't turn over. It keeps trying but it won't
start. Fuel problem???

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Need to check for spark first, if there is spark then it could be a fuel problem. You could look down into the carburetor and work the throttle to see if gas squirts onto the throttle plates. It should be a good stream when working the throttle. If there is then it probably is a spark issue.

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Well I notice that my floor mat was curled up on the gas pedal and was possibly flooding it. It started up after I resolved that. Thank god I was only gone for just a moment. But thank you, I took your advice and checked it out and noticed I do need new spark plugs. I have yet to check my carburator out

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