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My '73 has a manual choke. It takes me about 5 to 10

minutes to get the car started. When I pull the choke

all the way out, the car starts but stalls. Should'nt the car run at high idle while the choke is out? Once the engine is warmed up some then the choke seems to work ok.

Is the choke adjustable?

Kevin

'73 02

'74 Beetle

'86 535i

'88 SAAB SPG

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Guest Anonymous

mine starts at around 2-3000rpm when i pull it out fully in the mornings...

& it works fine...

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Guest Anonymous

Chances are that your choke is closing, but the fast idle cam is not engaging. If you need to hold the idle up above 1500 with the gas pedal for it to warm up, then this is the case.

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before cranking the engine. When she fires apply enough choke to get the engine idling smoothly. Worked for me the first winter; this year I got better results with about 50% choke. Starts first time.

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Guest Anonymous

separately from the choke plates themselves. If you pull the air cleaner and observe the linkage while you move it, you'll see the adjustment. Adjust for a faster idle while choke is closed (knob pulled out) and it should't die.

Cheers

Mike

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