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2 barrel carter carb on 87 jeep wrangler.

How do you adjust the mettering rods vrs the acc. pump. the wayit is now, it either stumbles when you accelerate or won't run at high speed.

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SOURCE: 1999 jeep wrangler heater blower

you need to change the resister block for the fan. it is located on the heater duct near the fan... there is a connector on it and two or three screws holding it in.

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SOURCE: 1992 jeep wrangler with faulty acceleration. It

It is possibly the O2 sensor. I had some issues with early 90's 4.0 liters where the O2 sensor would stick rich under heavy acceleration and would cause it to lean out and bog down. It felt like a rochester four barrel flat spot on an old chevy. I hope this helps.

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On the clutch cable, you will see an adjustment nut, Turn right to tighten and left to loosen.

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SOURCE: 91 Jeep wrangler New everything idles rough, no Power then dies

you check for miss how is compression

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SOURCE: 95 jeep wrangler splutters, jerks, backfires during acceleration

The ECU controls all of that. When they start to go bad they do very strange things that are hard to diagnose. They run about $300 bucks of you do it yourself. They are simple to do. Shop around because it is an electrical component and many places wont warranty them but some places do if your lucky you can find one. I also would not rule out your timing or distributor. I dont know you or what you have checked but could be the rotor or could be carbon tracking inside the distributor. Even the slightest crack in the cap can mess everthing up.

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