Mechanics

I HAVE A AUSTIN MINI I USE THE CHOKE FOR THE ENGINE TO START IT UP AND GET IT WARM. AS SOON AS I TURN THE CHOKE OFF THE ENGINE CUTS OUT BECAUSE IT GOES UNDER REVS AND STALLS. I HAVE TO LEAVE THE CHOKE ON WHEN DRIVING SO IT DOESN'T STALL ITSELF WILL T

1989 All Other Makes All Other Models • 48,000 miles

Austin mini 1989


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Grundy_1989
May 3, 2012.



Why does it cut off, because the choke is turned off? If that happens after it is warmed up, then I would recommend checking for vacuum leaks. It sounds like too much air is getting to the engine.

Yes it cuts out as soon as the choke is turned off. It makes the revs go under so it stalls itself.

Tiny
Grundy_1989
May 3, 2012.
Check the base idle settings and check for vacuum leaks.

INSURE THE CARB AND INTAKE MANIFOLD NUTS AND BOLTS ARE TIGHT

THIS IS AN OLD ANSWER I GAVE---THIS WILL KEEP ME FROM HUNTING AND PECKING SO MUCH

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/jeep-wrangler-1988-jeep-wrangler-engine-issues-when-braking

THIS AIN'T GONNA HURT NOTHIN'!

WORTH A TRY

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THE MEDIC

Tiny
CJ MEDEVAC
May 4, 2012.