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Offline Mattmoosh2000

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Choke stuck? 85
« on: March 14, 2018, 12:39:41 PM »
It seem the choke might be stuck open. It doesn't seem to reduce its rpms after warming up, on the highway it sounds like it's revving too high, The air intake flap on top of the carb doesn't seem to move when I move the throttle lever, and sometimes the engine knocks when I shut it off.

The flap in the carb is suposed to move right? It seem stuck. I tried to move it manually. I figured there's a trick to it.

When should it open and when should it close?
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Offline Mattmoosh2000

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Re: Choke stuck? 85
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2018, 02:47:20 PM »
Ok. After looking at it it's suposed to be open. I'll get home and research the carb, but why does it idle high? Why am I concerned about the sound of rpms on highway andwhy does it knock when I shut it off?
85 Eagle, tan
82 Eagle, dark blue
8? Eagle, silver and red
8? Eagle, light blue
8? Eagle, red
 All hatchbacks

3 for parts in the field

87 VW Vanagon 2wd red
2002 Sprinter white

Selling an 84 eagle and an 81 concord on eBay

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Re: Choke stuck? 85
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2018, 12:34:28 PM »
knocking when you shut it off could be timing or idle set to high