i know this: in the winter batteries are usually weaker. if that is the case and you have a bad battery or two bad batteries it may not start due to lack of current.
that's all i got.(i'm sure my answer will wake a lot of folks up and make this list busy as usual)
From: Mike Selvey <sidecar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tcb] Re: test Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 11:53:20 -0600 OK-If this is such a slow news day, maybe we can ponder this.....my '79 Westy (with restored used functional EFI - van originally came w/dual progressive Weber I couldn't get to work worth snot), developed cold-starting problems some weeks ago. The answer (I thought) was when I discovered that the fuel pump was leaking very slightly. I figured that it was losing the fuel compression overnight through the leak, so I searched and found a good used 35PSI OEM fuel pump and installed it..Problem solved! For about two weeks. Now the problem's back. In the present cold weather, I try to start her and the engine turns over, and over, and over and never catches. In the process, I manage to run down BOTH my batteries! Nice to have a 6 amp charger, tho!Any ideas from any EFI gurus? Thanks for any info. Mike Selvey Nacogdoches, TX '79 Westy "Santa Fe Edition"