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1971 Volkswagen

Tiny

captinkirk2000

October, 21, 2010 AT 8:04 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
1971 Other Volkswagen Models 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 50000 miles

this is a 1700cc engine, I put a new solex 1barrel carb on it and cant get to idle. What do I need to do

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3 Answers

Tiny

mhpautos

October, 21, 2010 AT 11:57 PM

Does it have an idle solenoid on the carby?

Mark (mhpautos)

Tiny

captinkirk2000

October, 22, 2010 AT 9:08 PM

Yes it has an idle solenoid that is powered by coil. I wonder if I need a vacuum distribitor. Mine has no vacuum hookup on distribitor

Tiny

mhpautos

October, 24, 2010 AT 7:16 PM

Can you feel the solenoid kick in with the power on? If so, take out and clean the passage with low pressure air, try this.

Mark (mhpautos)

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