Question about 1982 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

My 1981 chevy El Camino V6 3.8L 229 idle gets high when engine is hot and when engine gets cold idle drops not sure why can i have any suggestions

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

Steeler Ed

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 130 Answers

Sounds like a problem with your choke. It may just need to be cleaned (linkages and all). If the choke doesn't close after reaching operating temperature, the engine will rev high. This indicates a choke stuck in the open position. Also, you may need to look for a vacuum leak if cleaning it doesn't fix it. On a 1981 GM product, I'd expect the vacuum hoses to be stiff and cracking.

Posted on May 02, 2009

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

82chevy el camino 5.0L motor cracked from bottom through oil pan can I put starter,altr.etc. on a 5.7LG motor



robsilvey | Aug 28, 2016

I'm pretty sure that when it comes to a Chevy engine a small block is a small block and pretty much all the parts are interchangeable

Aug 28, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Need owners manual for 1983 el camino for visual diagram of engine oil dipstick located on a 1983 chevy el camino


www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/gm-heritage-archive/vehicle-information-kits/El-Camino/1983-Chevrolet-El-Camino.pdf

Jun 07, 2015 | 1983 Chevrolet El Camino

2 Answers

I need tom locate a vacuum line diagram for a 1981 chevy monte carlo 2269 v6 motor with a dual jet 210 electonic feedback carburater


Please choose the correct diagram. If you nhave problems viewing it, please post your email address. Diagram is free, no strings attached. It is just too large when trying to post it full size.


4718eea.gif
1981 229 (3.8L) V6 engine-automatic transmission



4b7fbba.gif
1981 229 (3.8L) V6 engine-automatic transmission alternate



3c83a8a.gif
1981 231 (3.8L) V6 turbo engine-automatic transmission

Aug 12, 2010 | Chevrolet Monte Carlo Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

86 4.3 litre V6 chevy el camino bogging down, stalling out


most likely a weak fuel pump or a clogged filter. Check fuel pressure with a gauge or as its bogging down spray brake cleaner in the Throttle Body. If this allows it to increase RPM then its the pump or filter.

Oct 30, 2009 | 1986 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

I have an 1983 chevy el camino and the high speed on the ac isnt working. where are the relays at?


I beleive that would be the resistor pack that would need replacing.

It is usually near the fan.

Oct 14, 2009 | 1984 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

Want to replace a dash pad in 82 el camino need instructions to complete the installation


If you've never done a dash pad replacement before I would suggest getting an aftermarket cover77 88 EL CAMINO/MONTE CARLO FULLFACE NEW Dash Pad CAP, $87.99 ... (1) (Made 3 Ways) Sellers Choice New Dash Pad Cap for A 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 ...
www.onlineauction.com/index.php?page=auction:view...
This is a snap on cover that covers your old one without it's removal,just paint it to match.Now you can get these from a lot of different places and I'm NOT recommending any business or company,just saying this is an easy way to get a nice looking dash without replacing it.

Oct 11, 2009 | 1982 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

High Oil pressure 1987 El Camino?


Not knowing what weight oil your useing but 60# cold is not bad in fact its perty near normal. Its how far it drops when it warms up is where the concern should be.

May 30, 2009 | 1987 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

Trans. problem


3speed or 4 speed? does it slip or just not shift. Might be old seals or a bad governor. Try using lubegard trans additive. Try that for a week if it doesn't work, replace the governor valve.

Feb 27, 2009 | 1986 Chevrolet El Camino

1 Answer

Diagram for high beem switch on a 1981 El Camino


my car is choking and dieing coming to a stop its a 81 elco wit 89 tuneport motor vinf i changed the throttle pisition sensor /egr valve/sender/the owner said he change the fulepump. i notice a few times not all the time wen u rev the motor and let off the gas the idle drops then sets itself? and wen u put it in drive to take off if u hit the gas it hessitate a little? i need some help!!! marvin

Jan 14, 2009 | 1982 Chevrolet El Camino

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

801 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85239 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

23515 Answers

Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor

Level 3 Expert

2228 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...