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Q-jet leakdown

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by fordslayer383, Jun 16, 2005.

    what is this? what problems does this cause? ive heard the term when disscussing these carbs.
    does anyone know about this?
    thank you
     
  1. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    The well plugs leak fuel after a while ,right into the intake, creating smoke at startup , could be thousands of miles , could be hundreds before it happens .

    When you buy one from a reputable carb shop , those well plugs are epoxy sealed to prevent it from leaking fuel .
     
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    From *my* experience and what I've seen with others, that problem is like blaming the ECM for how the vehicle runs. 99% of the time it's not the problem.

    It IS a problem that exists, or it wouldn't be mentioned as a "fix", it's just that it rarely actually causes a problem. I still seal them (now) when I rebuild one.
     
  3. Mad-Dog

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    correctamundo man....
     

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