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Old 04-14-2009, 00:14   #1 (permalink)
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Any ideas about an eb not idling well on gas?

I think the title said it all...
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Re: Any ideas about an eb not idling well on gas?

It could be a number of things like;

- Vacuum leak (inlet side)
- Clogged air filter
- fouled spark plugs or incorrect heat range spark plugs
- Old/Damaged spark plug Leads

you should check these firstly before tampering with the gas settings

To check for a Vacuum leak use a squirt bottle filled with soapy water and spray around all seals, If there is a leak the soapy water will be sucked in
(Engine needs to be degreased for this)

If this does not solve your issues PM me
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Hi.
Yeah, we checked the plugs and leads, turns out it was a hole in the air box.
Thanks heaps for the advice though :)
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That is ok mate any time
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