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Choke ligt on at idle 1986 chevy w/ quadrajet carb

Year 1986 chevy truck 350 c.i. with quadrajet carb. Choke light comes on at idle. Choke is fully open when engine is warm. Strong fuel smell. Mpg has also dropped due to wasted gas.. no skip, hesitation or miss. Obviously dumping too much fuel??

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Sounds like the float is sticking or may have a hole in it, you can try adding some automatic transmission fluid to the gas - sometimes works if it sticking,check for a vaccume leak - but usually won't overfuel with a leak- but has happend.

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Check fuel pressure.

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adjust your carb, the 2 screws on each side of the carb adjust so you can get the car to idle correctly, also check your distributor

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hi if your backfiring your timing is a little out also increase you idle speed on your carb by ajusting your throttle screw hope this helps if you find this useful please rate it thanks

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Is the choke operating properly? You say the current carb has an electric choke, so I am assuming the original carb did not have an electric choke. If that's the case, have you wired the electric choke to a power supply?

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