Question about 1990 Chevrolet Camaro
Yes the idle being high cold is normal, so you are ok. It is a good idea to gas it before you drive it to bring the idle down some. However, you do not have to let it warm up that long, about three to five min. is more than enough for an older car. The mechanic that told you you don't have to warm the car up is wrong. You should always let the car warm up. When the engine cools most of the oil goes back into the oil pan. The engine needs to warm up to thin the oil, and lubricate the internal parts of the engine properly. Not warming up the car, doesn't matter if it is fuel injected or carb., could lead to serious engine problems later. Hope this helped.
Posted on Jun 12, 2008
The high idle is caused by the choke and the high idle on the carb. It is working normal and you do won't to warm up this motor before going. When it is warm and you hit the gas it activates the choke pull off to bring the idle to normal. Your mechanic is used to fuel injection that will control the fuel/air mix according to temp. I still let my injected cars warm up so the oil can thin a little. If you jump on the highway with cold thick oil it can all wind up in the to of the motor.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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