Re - Oh the embarrassment; I can't keep her going at the light
schnowz at localnet.com
Sun Apr 27 17:38:19 PDT 2008
I doubt it's the valves.
Sounds like either a clogged pilot jet..or an air leak ..
> So I go out to start up Katya (Cot-E-ah) (my wife named her that since I
> have said if we have a girl someday that would be her name and she thinks
> this will stop that from happening) for the second time in about 6 months,
> and she idles crazy. It was doing this before, but it was like 34 degrees
> as a high and about 15 for a low (F). I didn't care if it was a high
> idle, I was just trying to get somewhere. Anyhow, I messed around with
> the knob by the carbs on the left side, and either it would go to 3000 rpm
> and sit there, or just a little back, and it would die. Does this mean I
> need a valve adjustment. I will not disclose at this time the last time
> it was done, to avoid ridicule. Oh, who cares, I have never done it. It
> has 21K miles on it and the guy I bought it from had it done I am guessing
> around 8K, right before I bought it. I did Seafoam last fall and it
> didn't hurt, but I don't think it made a big difference. It runs fine
> going along, but its embarrassing at lig
> hts to have to restart...restart...restart.
> Thanks in advance.
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