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I have a 1988 chevy caprice, and I have a hard time starting it. It runs fine when it starts, but after I shut it off, I can't get it started again. It turns over, but won't start. It floods up on me. I have to keep the pedal to the floor for about 30-45 minutes before it will start. What could be the problem? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks so much. Ps. I've been told it's my choke. Do you think it could be this, and if so, how could I get it fixed?
 
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It could be the choke pulloff,or the carb needs to be rebuilt
 
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If the car has a 4 barrel carb, your start up cold problem is cause by an internal float bowl overnight leak (fuel) down problem. Once started, the fuel will stay in the bowl for the day, but leak down when parked. To prove my point, have a helper apply a couple of shots of starter fluid into the air cleaner snorkel just before starting cold and see if the engine starts.
 
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