Re: [DML] Idle Problems Solved-Well, Almost!
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Re: [DML] Idle Problems Solved-Well, Almost!



I've done that, the brass is REALLY soft and easily 
removed if you use a broken bolt extractor... very soft 
metal...

I replaced them all with the non shear head brass screws 
so it couldn't happen by mistake again. Then after 
adjustment, coved them with the gray plastic adjustment 
screw caps that DMCH has so other people aren't tempted to 
turn the mysterious screws that are sticking up at them.

regards,

Michael Paine
Vin 6067

On Fri, 25 Nov 2005 13:44:23 -0500
  "Michael & Denise" <luckeys71@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>First let me say that I hope everyone had an enjoyable 
>holiday as we look forward to turkey sandwiches and 
>leftovers for the next few days!  Thanks to the advice 
>from the list (especially David T.) I was able to isolate 
>my idle problem as a misadjustment to the quadrant link 
>connecting the throttle spool to the body.  I can get it 
>to idle correctly at 850-900RPM but when I step on the 
>accelerator the mixture control unit opening hangs open a 
>little so that the idle moves to 2000RPM.  If you tap the 
>idle spool by hand it snaps back enough to close the 
>opening and the idle settles back down to normal.  After 
>playing with this for an hour I still couldn't get this 
>now simple problem solved!  I was hoping that I might get 
>some tips for readjusting the link so it doesn't keep 
>hanging up and causing the engine to race.  Oh yeah, this 
>whole ordeal began when I tried a tip posted on the list 
>of backing out the brass screws on the butterfly assembly 
>to alter the idle.  I snapped those suckers right off and 
>found myself suddenly in the market for a new butterfly 
>assembly.  I should have known-if it ain't broke don't 
>fix it!
>Mike
>#3760
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