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Old 11-28-2012, 07:44 PM
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Hey guys when I drive my truck and hit the gas it wants to sputter and then it drives fine. It does this no matter if Im moving at any speed or if Im stopped and try to go. Always when I hit the gas it sputters then takes off. I really have no clue what it is but I think something with air/fuel mixture. Its a 94 chevy pick up. Any Ideas
That sounds a lot like a problem w/the accelerator pump.

One thing you can do is w/the engine OFF, take a flashlight and look down the primary throat of the carb and open the throttle. You should see gas squirting just as soon as the throttle starts to open. Should be a stream of gas coming out, not bubbles and drips.

You didn't say if you have to pump the gas a lot to start the engine when it's cold, but if it's the accelerator pump this wouldn't surprise me.

Another thing to check is to be sure the choke is opening all the way once the engine is warmed up.
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