Hilux Motor suddenly lost power, then trouble to maintain idle
I was driving as normal on the highway, then felt a sudden lost of power. I needed to pump more fuel to maintain motor working and it did. After I got to a traffic light went motor stalled. Tough time to start it again, but with the lost of power. I managed to got home, pumping more fuel to keep the idle up, and the car moving.
Background, recently I retrofit the motor and fine tuned the carburator. Mechanics were not as quality finishers. I received the car with no fuel filter, the ground cable that connect the mass with the chassis not connected, but I was working okey for over a month. Would like to fix it myself this time. What would be the common causes?
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Check oil level, but might be idle motor going bad. The idle motor kicks down the idle as needed as the rpm dictates. If sudden reduction in rpm occurs the idle motor normally keeps up and motor continues running at reduced idle. Unless its going out on you, then you may experience stalling when speed is suddenly reduced such as hard braking.
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