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???

2 Answers

85,535

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.

1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

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

Your Answer:

Chevrolet Caprice Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    640
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    270
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    260
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
16 Great Deals out of 985 listings starting at $2,994
Used Chevrolet Camaro
10 Great Deals out of 1,003 listings starting at $4,500
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
14 listings starting at $6,990
Used Dodge Charger
39 Great Deals out of 918 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford Mustang
26 Great Deals out of 1,226 listings starting at $3,995
Used Dodge Challenger
25 Great Deals out of 1,001 listings starting at $10,990
Used Chevrolet Corvette
13 Great Deals out of 529 listings starting at $11,700
Used Buick Regal
4 Great Deals out of 155 listings starting at $6,200
Used Chevrolet Malibu
42 Great Deals out of 1,981 listings starting at $1,195

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.