Mechanics

JEEP CJ5 CHOKE PROBLEM

1979 Jeep CJ5 • 85,000 miles

Just took my jeep out to the store, pumped and pumped the gas which i've always done since I bought a year ago, which only have to do when its cold. Came out of store started jeep right up and died immediately, the only way to keep it running all the way home was to keep gas pedal down to give it gas, the only thing different than usual is the srew rod that holds the air filter on came loose while driving acouple weeks ago and lost it so, I have not replaced that yet so it's been running without a filter on it, if that has anything to do with it.
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Sneakypetehotdogs
April 7, 2013.




Check the choke and fast idle adjustment
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Rasmataz
Apr 7, 2013.
1ST OF ALL. WHAT ENGINE YOU GOT?

WHAT CARB DO YOU HAVE?

SO LIKE CAN YOU SEND SOME PICS OF THE CARB?

HOW 'BOUT THE WHOLE ENGINE W/ HOOD BACK ON THE WINDSHIELD FRAME---TOP, LEFT, AND RIGHT VIEWS

WITHOUT EVEN USING MY MANUAL CHOKE (OR USING IT), AND A CARTER BBD CARB, IF ALL IS "TIP-TOP"---2 PUMPS AND IT WILL BUST OFF AND RUN. HOWEVER, IT'LL BE SLUGGISH WITHOUT CLOSING THE CHOKE A LITTLE, TILL IT WARMS UP WITHIN 2 MILES. THEN CHOKE BUTTON (CABLE) GETS PUSHED IN. THAT'S DURING COLD WEATHER, I RARELY USE THE CHOKE DURING WARM WEATHER. BUT I DON'T "JUMP OUT" IN FRONT OF ANYBODY, TILL I'M AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE!

I'VE HAD BBDs FOREVER, TRIED A WEBER FOR A YEAR, AND NOW HAVE A HOLLEY 390 CFM, 4 BARREL. MOUNTED ON MY 258 6 CYL. MOSTLY FOR THE ABILITY TO JET IT FAST AND EZ, AND OBTAINING 18 MPG, BUT THE POWER IS THERE IF I NEED IT!

IS THIS YOUR DAILY DRIVER?

WHEN THE ROD ROD GOT LOST. RECKON IT WENT DOWN THE CARB?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND THE ENGINE?

GOT TUNE UP ITEMS LIKE A DWELL/ TACH AND A TIMING LIGHT?

I CAN HELP YOU THRU MOST ANYTHING ON YOUR BABY. YOURS IS EARLY, LIKE MINE, AND DOES NOT HAVE ALL THE CRAP ON IT THAT THE LATER MODELS HAVE

I HAVE LOT'S OF PICS, EXPLANATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND HAVE ANSWERED NEARLY ALL OF THE CJ 5s AND 7s THAT HAVE COME THRU HERE FOR THE LAST.4 YEARS

MOST OF MY PICS ARE HOMEMADE--I EVEN RUSH OUT AND TAKE PICS JUST TO GET SOMEONE TO SEE AND UNDERSTAND---IT'S HARD ENOUGH IN PERSON, TO DO THIS, IT'S A REAL CHALLENGE TO DO IT ON HERE. EVEN WITH A MOTIVATED PARTICIPANT

THE REASON I STARTED ANSWERING HERE 4 YEARS AGO IS BECAUSE THE "CJs" WERE GETTING "ONE LINER", UN-HELPFUL ANSWERS FOR THE MOST PART.I THOUGHT I COULD DO BETTER!

GONNA HANG WITH ME, LIKE SOME OF THE OTHERS, SOME BEING OVER 100 RESPONSES LONG?

. THE LAST 10 OR SO CJs NEVER EVEN RESPONDED (: -(

THE MEDIC


CJ MEDEVAC
Apr 8, 2013.

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