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Where can I find the idle adjusting screw on my T25vw petrol as it's running fast

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On the carburetor throttle linkage.

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Assuming it is a completely mechanical system with no electrical or electronic control there is no actual fast idle facility unless it is provided by a Waxstat cable device fitted into the cooling system.

I think what you mean is the engine idle speed is too fast rather than it is running at "fast idle" which is a term used for a raised idle speed when an engine is cold and decreases as the engine warms until at normal operating temperature the idle speed should be normal. On an old diesel engine it is the Waxstat device if fitted that provides this facility or a hand operated throttle. Very old cars and trucks had hand throttles for fast idle but later this function was provided by the choke or strangler mechanism. Some luxury cars had an electrical device fitted but the fast idle of modern engines is invariably provided by electronics.

I expect you need to adjust the throttle stop screw of the injection pump. This is at the lever where the throttle linkage connects to the pump and there is generally two stop screws fitted that limit the travel of the lever. One screw limits the maximum travel of the lever and therefore the maximum engine speed and this is generally set during manufacture or remanufacture and sealed to prevent tampering.
The other screw is the idle screw which the lever is pulled against by a spring when at rest.
Before adjustment it is necessary to ensure the throttle linkage is not maladjusted and preventing the lever contacting the stop. Disconnecting the linkage until the idle speed has been adjusted will ensure this and then slacken the stop screw locknut, start the engine and turn the screw in or out as applicable until the desired idle speed is achieved, allow the engine to warm up and make further adjustment if necessary and tighten the locknut and reconnect the throttle linkage. Do not adjust any pump screw except the idle screw.

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I have a 1986 GMC 1500 with a 5.0 and stock rochester carb. The truck will start but you must keep gassing it as it won't idle. It kicks off every time. Any suggestions on how to fix this cold natured


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If you have played with them the only way is to get it going pretty well is" ....
find the idle screw - usually larger - and turn in 1/2 a turn - hopefully that will keep it running - then find the 'slow' running screw turn it in until it stops then turn out 1 and 1/2 turns. Leave the fast one alone.
Get it started then adjust idle screw so its faaster if need be.,, now slowly turn the 'slow' screw in then out say 1/2 turn and listen for it either speeding up or slowing down leave it at the point where it sounds ok and try giveing a few 1/2 speed rev ups. If it goes back and idles as before - leave it.

The fast screw... (first make sure your exhaust outlet is totally unblocked - the slightest restriction here will cause it to never run right at high speed). Start it up and then try full throttle - same thing as before try adjust the fast screw first in a little then out until it runs well at what seems the faster speed it can - then check that it accelerates well from idle to full speed. If not adjust it a little more until it does.
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Bear in mind th chain wil be racing around while you adjust it so keep fingers kids and idiots well away..because you are adjusting it with that chain moving..

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