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Automatic choke problems


Yes, spring may have broken or maybe it just needs adjustment. There is a high idle cam that makes the card idle higher when the choke is closed or partly closed.

Dec 20, 2017 | 1982 Porsche 911

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Choke problem


Replace the chock thermostat. When the engine is cold, the choke is in closed position to restrict airflow and give rich fuel mixture to combustion chamber. As engine area warms up, the choke thermostat gradually opens air passage to increase air flow to combustion chamber, resulting in leaner fuel mixture. The choke is in "full open" while the engine is cold, resulting in lean mixture, causing the engine to die unless you add more throttle to increase fuel mixture.

Nov 29, 2013 | Mitsubishi Pajero Cars & Trucks

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Sputters and dies on cold start, significant drop in gas mileage.


You need to rebuild the carburetor or clean the choke linkage and make sure the choke valve closes cold.

Nov 12, 2013 | 1985 Isuzu Pickup

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1985 Ford Bronco 2 choke plate not closing


The choke butterfly (choke plate as you call it) can only be partially closed when the engine is cold. It is used to create a low pressure under in the throat of the carby which causes excess fuel into the engine when cranking and early running to help warm up and to prevent the carby icing up. After a few minutes the butterfly will be fully open and remain that way while the engine is at operating temp. As to the engine stopping down the road look for another fault -- Like incorrect fuel cap on tank , blocked fuel filter, dirty air filter If the engine starts easily and runs I doubt that the fault will be in the carby.

May 04, 2013 | 1985 Ford Bronco II

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Car starts but wants to die out right away have to play with the gas padle


A 1986 Mustang with a 4 cyl engine should have a carb and a choke. It sounds like the choke is not closing and-or the fast idle cam is not raising the idle speed until the choke opens.

Feb 02, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Acts like the choke is stuck closed it won't stay started and runs ruff until engine warms up then its fine. What do i do?


Well the choke has an electric part that heats up and makes the choke open in a few minutes. As soon as the engine starts the choke should open about 25 percent by way of a vac pull-off.
You can take the air cleaner off and watch the choke while someone starts the engine cold. If the choke does not open after it starts, check the choke pull-off. You can also open the choke with a screwdriver to see if the engine clears up.

Jan 29, 2013 | 1987 Chevrolet Caprice

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1985 c10 choke stuck open it's cold and damp


Absolutely not, the automatic choke is defective. Replace that and it should be fine. It will need to be adjusted when cold to fully closed position. Check vacuum lines as vacum pulls the choke back when engine is started.

Nov 18, 2017 | 1983 Chevrolet Silverado

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I have a 1994 cadillac eldorado. Sometimes when I start my vehicle and begin to drive; it starts to shake. When I get past 10mph the shaking stops, but when I conduct a complete stop; the vehicle starts...


You need to check the choke on the engine for cold starts it chokes off air to the fuel mix . if it is closed to much the engine will want to die and shake. When the car warms up the choke opens and the car gets air and runs fine although the choke could just be part open. It still will need adjusting.

Hope this helps

Mike

Jan 27, 2018 | 1994 Cadillac Eldorado

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87 325 runs good when


It's the automatic choke!

The choke is "closed" or barely open... When cold, the engine needs a RICH mixture (more gasoline, less air). When the engine warms up, it requires a LEAN mixture (less gas, more air).

It is probably creating BLACK tailpipe smoke ... that means unburnt gasoline. (Blue smoke is OIL, white smoke is WATER).

Put the parking / emergency brake ON.
1. Remove air cleaner assembly from intake, use a carb cleaner spray or throttle body spray cleaner and spray just a little. (AutoZone $5)
2. Find the accelerator2.gif arm under the hood.
3. start car, rev the engine to make sure how to operate the accelerator from under the hood.
4. Carefully spray into carb / throttle body and work the accelerator ... don't let the engine die...
5. Watch out for "backfire"... it may create a small flame out of the carb. It will extinguish itself in one second.

6. You may need to do this two, three times.
7. Add a "complete fuel system2.gif cleaner" to your next tank of gas ($8).

That's it! ... pretty cheap, too.

Hope this helps!

Sep 04, 2009 | 1987 BMW 3 Series

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