BACKFIRES THROUGH CARB WONT ACCELERATE IDLES

1979 Jeep CJ7

Tiny

RipVenWinkle

February, 5, 2008 AT 11:48 PM

Engine problem
1979 Jeep CJ7 V8 Four Wheel Drive Manual 83000 miles

MY CJ5 idles fine and starts fine but when you give it gas
fast it backfires through the carb and when taking off it boggs down if you press the gas slowly it does fine in neutral whats wrong

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1 Answer

Tiny

jeepfun

June, 29, 2008 AT 10:10 PM

Had the same problem. It was a bad vacuum advance hose that goes to the distributor. Replaced and retimed the engine and no more problems.

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