WHEN STARTING THE CAR MY IDLE IS VERY ROUGH AND ...

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  • Anonymous
  • 1967 Ford Mustang
  • 68 miles

When starting the car my Idle is very rough and shakes. When I turn up to RPM screw it smooths out the idle but is running at a high RPM. But when I turn it down it sounds like it is about to die and the throttle response is not like it is supposed to be. Was wondering why it is idling so rough?

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 AT 4:24 AM

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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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  • 9,246 posts

CHECK FOR VACUUM LEAKS

ADJUST MIX SCREWS USING A DWELL/ TACH METER

THIS IS MY JEEP----STUFF WORKS THE SAME---EXCEPT FOR THE "SPECS"----THIS LINK IS "PAGE 7"BACKING UP TRU OTHER PAGES MAY SHOW YOU TIMING PROCEDURES ALSO

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1980-jeep-cj7-timingtuning-problem-with-a/page/7

DOES THIS PUPPY HAVE POINTS?

KEEP US POSTED ON PROGRESS

THE MEDIC

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