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idle problems

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by tarheel, Jul 28, 2003.

  1. tarheel

    tarheel Registered Member

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    gotta 350 w/ a q-jet. when i start it up, it runs great. choke pulls off when it should, but after i've been driving for a while and i come to a stop, it idles way high. wtf?? anybody know why? /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif
     
  2. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    try spraying some carb cleaner on all the moving parts something may be gummed up and being sticky /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
     
  3. Blue85

    Blue85 Troll Premium Member

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    There are a lot of emissions things that change as the engine warms up, but since yours is early 70's, I don't know if any of them apply. Do you have A/C or cruise?
     
  4. boggerless

    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    i'm with MUDHOG, maybe try some fuel system cleaner /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gifto /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif
     

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