[DML] Re: High idle post tune up
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[DML] Re: High idle post tune up



Check that the throttle cable is allowing the linkage to return to the
fully closed (idle) position. You may have move the throttle cable so
that it is not all the way inside the ferrule at the throttle spool.
You should also check the vacuum hose going from the front of the
motor to the metal pipe and then to the vacuum modulator on the
transmission.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jpalatinus" <jpalatinus@...> wrote:
>
> So on the way the gettysburg, my automatic (~10k miles) was running
great with a full tank 
> of gas, but when it got below 3/4 she would start to buck.  At the
show I replaced the pickup 
> hose which had a small tear in it, but that didn't solve the
problem.  I just got around to 
> replacing the fuel pump and a major service kit including:
> Emptied tank
> Plugs
> wires
> fuel filter
> fuel pump +screen
> distributor cap and rotor
> Air filter
> (haven't done O2 sensor yet.
> 
> Anyway She used to idle right below 1000rpm.  Now she runs fine, but
is idling so high 
> (2500rpm) I thought something might be pulling the throttle.
(nothing is)  I imagine that I 
> disconnected some minute hose or some wire that is of critical
importance to keeping a low 
> idle.  Any ideas on what I screwed up?  Or better yet how to fix it?
> THanks
> Joe P.
> 6808
>



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