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High idling at low temp.

During my initial start up of engine the gauge shows about 1200 rpm but when engine run for about 10 min. it goes down to 1000 rpm. was it normal?

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Hi,

Offhand, yes this would be normal. The high idle is brought about by the auto choke whose purpose is to hasten the reaching of operating temperature of the engine. The fact that the idle RPM goes down after some time is a good indicator, it tells us that the auto choke is working.

Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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