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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Jan 6th, 01, 06:49 PM Thread Starter
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I just bought a '76 Camaro with a 305 engine. I have to have the gas pedal depressed about half way to get the engine to turn over and remain running. While it's running it runs rough. If I let up on the pedal, the engine dies. I changed all the vacuum hoses, and fuel pump but it still has the same problem. There is also a lot of light grey smoke from the exhaust. Any suggestions on what might be causing the problem?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Jan 6th, 01, 08:51 PM
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blown head gasket, intake gasket, maybe a craked head or intake how is the oil looking?? milky or normal? also try spraying some carb cleaner around the carb and the intake to head joint..if you have a leak it will runn better for a second or 2.
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