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My 85 chevy truck idles real high when you first start it and after 3 minutes you hit the gas and it will idle down to normal could it be out of timing or is there a fast idle screw. tried nothing yet 1985 chevy truck 3/4 ton 4 barrel i think it is a edelbrock and when you shut it off it tries to keep running and i put it in gear and kill it that is why i think it is out of timming

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Thats the electric choke. It warms up the engine so that it will idle properly. It may be sticking. Personally i hate the things and just remove and just hold my foot on the gas a bit when cold starting.

But check and see that the solenoid is not sticking and that the other valves on the carb are not sticking some wd-40 should help.

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  • akskin Jan 03, 2011

    In your owner's manual, the 85 chevy 305 And 350 will idle high until you depress the gas pedal about 30%. It shouldn't need addressing unless you're absolutely concerned with the noise- being in Alaska i find the high idle useful for running up the heater and melting the ice.

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