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ROUGH IDLE I have an 81 toyota Celica 22R that is running rough. It has shut off a few times when we take our foot off the gas. The problem comes and goes and is not consistant. When it first happened we floored it and it went away... then it happened again so we changed the fuel lines and gas tank which had lot of rust inside. It showed in the fuel filter which was filled with rust particles inside. AFter that the problem went away for a few months. But now it is back. If we floor it sometimes it goes away and runs good for a few days. Then it comes back again. ANyone have any ideas?

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You have rust particles in the float bowl. The easiest thing to do is remove the side cover of the carb (the thing that unbolts, with a sight-glass on it) and spray carb cleaner into the float bowl until it is clean.

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