View Full Version : old girl wont start

10-07-2018, 04:29 PM
n15 sss auto good battery spins but no fire .has fuel where do I look next????

10-07-2018, 07:31 PM
Either itís flooded, or has no spark or no fuel.

My N15 SSS can be a bugga to start after several cold starts in a row - e.g. back out of the garage, start washing it, then move it so my other half can get her car in, then move it again, finish washing and start it again to put it away.

It runs very rich on a cold start and after a few such starts in a row, the engine tends to flood. Solution (works for me, but might not be technically correct) is to hold the throttle wide open while cranking until it starts firing.

11-07-2018, 03:11 AM
it had been sitting for a month it has fuel no sign of life at all just spins over

11-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Does the exhaust pipe smell of petrol after you've been trying to start it? If it doesn't, I'd be looking at fuel problems.

11-07-2018, 03:06 PM
pumps fuel ok at filter so not pump

11-07-2018, 03:54 PM
its alive I think was a dodgy fuse for ign just took for a run and all good was flooded too tho
thanks for the replys