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Old 04-29-2011, 07:54 PM
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Temporarily remove the vacuum hose from the vacuum choke unloader shown in the box below. Plug the vacuum port at the carb and see how it behaves w/o the unloader hooked up.

Did you do this???
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I did not change anything in that sqaure if thats what you mean. Somethinh wrong?
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I did not change anything in that sqaure if thats what you mean. Somethinh wrong?
I asked you to perform a simple task- as outlined for the second time in the post above. If that's not clear enough for to you to follow, I guess we're at an impasse.
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I asked you to perform a simple task- as outlined for the second time in the post above. If that's not clear enough for to you to follow, I guess we're at an impasse.
ow,okay! I am very sorry for misunderstanding. Havent gotten to that yet. Its my wives car and she drives it daily. We dont have garage and the wetter hasnt let me do any more research the last days. I'll check this afternoon and get back to you.
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alrighty,

checked the choke unloader. unplugged it...first put a hose on it and sucked on it, but the unloader doesnt move...

I then plugged the connection to the carb and drove it a bit. But no change.

Still got the annoying high idle when I dont kick the throttle...

I made two short films (As requested) hope you guys can see what I mean...

first one without engine running (sorry movie is upsidedown)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAIkJiofIAA

second one with engine running (sorry again upsidedown)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZKK1kIdVZ4

As you can see it is only a very little bit that the throttle stays open.

and it's almost like the little play there is in the linkage seems to be gone when the engine is running. I can not feel any play when the engine is running.
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checked the choke unloader. unplugged it...first put a hose on it and sucked on it, but the unloader doesnt move...

I then plugged the connection to the carb and drove it a bit. But no change.
So you're half way there. Take the carb number down from the side of the carb and hie on down to the parts store, spend $12 on the unloader and replace it.
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So you're half way there. Take the carb number down from the side of the carb and hie on down to the parts store, spend $12 on the unloader and replace it.
can you explain why? what does the unloader do? and how would it keep my idle high? unhooking it didnt make any difference. Can you help me with this. I have very little knowledge on carb.
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I finally found the cause why my carb will not return to full idle postion...

I installed new dual springs...like they are supposed to be. BIG and THIN spring combo. These are a lot stiffer and have no problem returning the lever to the idle position.

So my problem was caused by weak springs...the ones that were on before did almost not offer any force when near idle position. while these new springs do...

as you can see in idle postion they are allmost fully relaxed...so PROBLEM SOLVED...thanks guys for all the support!

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Now if you replace the unloader you'll even have the secondaries working right. And take a few minutes (hours?) to clean that engine up. You need to seal the intake bolts where the oil is pooled on top of the intake. Unless that's fuel, in which case the problem might take care of itself. Just be sure you included a fire rider on your insurance policy.

Screws in the ends of short pieces of vacuum hose is not how extra ports should be blocked off. If you were to pull those hoses off and pull a vacuum on the carb end, most would leak right down. The cheesy HELP section rubber plugs don't last, so either use good plugs or head down to the boneyard and find some OEM plugs to use.

So, what happened to the whole "tight linkage w/engine running, loose w/engine off" deal. The springs didn't fix that.

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