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When 87 suzuki stops it dies, hesitation when starting

Full tune up filter air and fuel, plugs, wires, rotory cap and button. Timing is correct. Egr seems fine model does not have pcv do to the lack of cold idle choke in fact never had pcv. Did the idle speed screw which helped a little with the stopping problem but still seems to want to die. And still having slight problemes with hesitation as starting. When driving runs pretty good. Vehicle has been setting for a few months possibly thinking that it just needs to be ran for while. Anyone with good commits please help.

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  • moe_huncher Jan 09, 2009

    is carb. not sure about points

  • c38hot May 11, 2010

    there is a hose that connects to air filter box from valve cover , and short hose to manifold , if that leaks it will stall when coming to a stop , also check the black box under glove box , might be fried , it controls mixture solenoids in carburetor

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    Angelo Attard May 11, 2010

    is it a carby model and does it have points

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I've never seen a samurai without a PCV valve hooked up. You sure its just missing it cuase that is what releases the pressure build up in the engine. If not working/installed then you're gonna get piston blow by, oil burning, and a rough running engine.

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