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88 samuri ,engines idles faster when headlights come on

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It is suppose to do that. When there is a power drain on the electrical system the "idle up" vacuum switch kicks on to up the idle speed to spin the alternator faster.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

  • Keith Mittan
    Keith Mittan Jun 10, 2016

    mine used to and since I had a rebuilt carb installed it no longer does but now it runs warmer with the headlights on, be glad it idles up

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