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no held idle?


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#1 noob2soob

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Posted 29 April 2008 - 12:25 AM

So car was running good, then all of a sudden dies.... i figured it was a leak that i hadn't caught... vacuum wise but then everytime i started it the rpms dropped and wouldn't hold at all, then died again..... but it was workin fine ten minutes before that.......argh.....

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 29 April 2008 - 08:53 AM

10 minutes is about how long it takes for the choke to pull off completely. Sounds like you have a severe vacuum leak or a badly adjusted idle speed/mixture. A clogged idle circuit in the carb would do it as well.

Hitachi's are a pain in the rump roast. Even for us that know them well.

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#3 noob2soob

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Posted 29 April 2008 - 04:32 PM

hey i think i fixed it, turns out there was this tube that wasn't connected to my carb and my idle speed was a bit low I'm still gonna get the carb cleaner to see if there is anything else wrong but i figured i should update




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