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Old 12-04-2000, 02:43 PM
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Just a thought Patsy, but did you attempt to adjust the idle with the throttle linkage disconnected? I was thinking about this, and you recently replaced the leaky hand pump, perhaps the PO, attempted to overcome fuel starvation by tightening the linkage to increase idle speed.

Just a guess.
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