Re: [DML] Idle mixture screw
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Re: [DML] Idle mixture screw



You could have hard-to-start issues when it is hot outside and the car
isn't...
that was my issue for the last two years running.
But that smog check is coming soon, so I may have to tweak it down to pass.
Plus, I get some nasty smells out when I engine brake... I don't like that.


On 12/13/05, vin4258 <vin4258@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> After a full tune up on vin 4258 I was still not passing emissions
> until I purchased a 3mm allen wrench and toned it down a little.  I
> was surprised that I had to turn the idle mixture screw
> counterclockwise between 1/4 and 1/2 turn to get it under the passing
> threshold.  My question is, what are the ramifications of having the
> screw set to where the CO reading is very low as opposed to just
> barely passing regulations? 




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