Re: [DML] Missing Fuel Air Mixture Screw
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Re: [DML] Missing Fuel Air Mixture Screw

Oops, didn't realize it was way inside like that.  Sorry for wasting 
post space.  I will check it out.



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Hervey" <john@xxxx> wrote:
> Paul, If there is no screw down inside the air flow meter where 
you inserted
> the 3mm wrench, Unless someone has one or it isn't down inside the 
air flow
> meter, then you will need to go to the wrecking yard and buy a 
similar set
> up off an early Volvo and carefully take it apart. The screw is a 
very fine
> thread and has a keeper on the bottom of it, so don't pull on it.
> There is a picture on my fuel reference page as to what it looks 
> John Hervey
> Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> sweetp01569
> Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 9:09 AM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DML] Missing Fuel Air Mixture Screw
> I was about to check into the fuel air mixture for my idle 
> After pulling the plastic plug from the hole, I come to find out 
> that I have no fuel-air mixture screw!  My 3 mm allan wrench 
> passes through the open hole to the air flap mechanism (sorry for 
> the nontechnical term for this).  A little hard to adjust without 
> screw!
> Is there a replacement for this (the parts manual just indicates 
> rubber plug), or can I buy at a local hardware store?  Also, it 
> looked like there were no threads in the hole.  Do I need to tap 
> Anyone else come across this?
> To refresh, my idling problem is this.  Relatively smooth idle 
> before I changed water pump, plugs, wires, distributor and cap. 
> After the job, my cold idle seems smooth, but when engine reaches 
> temperature, the idle goes up and down, almost stalling then 
> up with a quick rev. It stalled a couple of time, too.  I am still 
> looking for vacuum leaks as directed by some of you,  but wanted 
> investigate the mixture as well.
> Thanks,
> Paul

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