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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 19th, 03, 04:52 AM Thread Starter
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How do you tell if an electric choke is opening too soon?

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When you step on the go pedal and the engine dies WHEN the engine is cold.

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Well, that's what I thought. I have a new Street Avenger from Holley, I started the car yesterday, temp outside about 57 degrees, and within a minute, the choke was open. The motor was no-where near the normal operating temp. When I tried to let it idle down, it killed, and when I tried to keep it going, it backfired thru the carb. I'm going to re-check the timing tonight, but thought it was odd that the electric choke was open so soon.
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A combination of the choke heater spring adjustment and pull-off adjustment will affect cold to warm transition. Maybe you need a little more choke and a little more pull-off. Or perhaps leave the choke alone and decrease the amount of pull-off. The specs should be close to optimal. Just give them a review.

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