How do i fix flooding the engine without involving a mechanic? Can i avoid it ?
Answer : STOP cranking immediately when this happens, it will be worse at that point and will have to do more to get it started. If you stopped immediately, you might be able to get away with just pulling the two fuel relays located in the fuse panel in engine compartment both blue and right next to each other.
Then unplug the secondary air connector located in engine compartment passenger side.
You can avoid it by running the engine for a while after starting to ensure all excess fuel is burnt off, normally about 4 or 5 mins.