1979 JEEP CJ7 BACKFIRES THROUGH CARB WONT ACCELERATE IDLES

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  • RipVenWinkle
  • 1979 Jeep CJ7

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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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 AT 11:48 PM

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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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Sunday, June 29th, 2008 AT 10:10 PM

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