1971 Fiat Spider 124. Won't start if it's hot. Runs great for 25-30 minutes then stalls. Need to cool off before starting

Asked by May 04, 2015 at 06:16 PM about the Fiat 124

Question type: Maintenance & repair

3 Answers




Suggest that you check the connection and wiring to the coolant sensor in the top radiator tank. The wire had broken (all but a few strands) on my Spider 2000 and it ran fine upon start-up but would die when warm. The computer did not receive a signal that the engine was warm and was making the fuel mixture too rich for a warm engine. This may not be your problem but the connection is quick and easy to check.

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you will never start up it too hot, any sensor is out of order, fiat works always cool

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