[DML] Re: Idle Speed Motor / Cooling
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[DML] Re: Idle Speed Motor / Cooling



If the motor still runs when you unplug the idle motor you have vacuum
leaks or your throttle linkage is not adjusted correctly or both. The
motor should stall when you pull the plug on the idle motor. Check
that the brass screws are closed. Check the throttle plate adjustments
that the throttle plates are closed all the way.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Videobob Moseley" <videobob@xxxx> wrote:
> I have been messing with my idle speed motor, trying to figure out
the loose 
> connection
> and I found that the car idles, and runs better when I simply unplug
the 
> damn thing!
> So, I don't know what to do, but when I unplug it the idle drops to
a nice 
> level.
> When I plug it in it rises, when I pull on the wires it drops again?
> 
> Cooling:
> We had replaced the thermostat and I can not say for sure one way or
the 
> other that
> it changed anything.
> I took the car out yesterday for a test drive to see if it would
overheat.
> The temp stays around the first marker until I turn on the AC and
then it 
> almost
> doubles, the temp needle stayed just below the halway mark, about 210 
> degrees
> and at time reached the center of 220.
> Is this normal and acceptable?
> Will it harm the engine?
> 
> - VB






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