Hey guys and gals. I am having a problem with idling. The car runs great when accelerating ,but when shifting(4spd) or coming to a stop it wants to stall. It will also run like new sometimes, or like poop sometimes. The fuel tank has been cleaned, pump replaced, filters replaced, carb rebuilt and adjusted/tuned as well. What I have also found is there is a single wire valve on the front of the carb, when I beat on it the car will clear up. I am pretty sure that that is my culprit. So my real problem is locating the valve. Non of the parts stores can find it for me. Thanks in advance
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85 Brat idle/carb problem
Posted 26 April 2014 - 03:26 PM
That is the idle stop solenoid.
It cuts fuel to the idle circuit w/unpowered.
You will need to find a used one.
Since it is fubared anyway,I would unscrew it and cut or otherwise remove the pin that blocks the fuel passage.
Might run on a bit at shutdown,but,that beats stalling.
Posted 26 April 2014 - 06:16 PM
Before doing anything drastic,I would put an ohmmeter across it(or power it up) and bash it around a little to confirm that it is indeed intermittent.
Posted 02 May 2014 - 03:32 PM
I took out the guts of the valve and unplugged it and my idle problem is fixed. Hooray!!
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