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Re: [T3] 32-phn choke troubles


On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 22:06, The Canadian wrote:
> OK now I've honed out the cylinder and the piston moves in there like
> butter.  It's all sealed up with  shiny Canadian Dime because my FLAPS
> didn't have the right size of frost plug.  Anyway the piston does not stick
> at all but my car still won't start with the choke enabled.  Here's what
> happens.  I turn the key on and kick the accelerator pedal and the choke
> valve snaps fully shut.  When the starter is operated the choke valve opens
> just a bit but the car won't start.  If I hold the valve open I can get the
> car to start so I'm guessing the valve isn't opening far enough?
> 
Sounds like the choke is set too rich. It is setting to much at the
temperatures you are experiencing. Typically, just cranking the engine
does not really release the choke that much if it is hard shut.

-- 
Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)
'05 KIA Sorento SUV
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org

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