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Re: Variable idle

To: (Eric R. Stephen)
Subject: Re: Variable idle
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 1997 09:01:48 +1000
At 07:33 pm 4/9/97 -0400, Eric R. Stephen wrote:
>I'm having a slight problem?? I think with the idle in my 1960 MGA 1600. 
>On start up it will idle where I set it (~1000rpm after warm up) but it
>eventually crawls up to ~1500rpm.  Any thoughts on why this is happening
>and the cure??

You probably have an air leak down a carby shaft or around the inlet
manifold which opens, or probably closes as the car heats up.  Spraying
some non volatile liquid around possible air leaks should show you where
they are occuring.

97 MGF

Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
Phone/Fax: +61 2 62889055

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