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Old 04-03-2012, 10:45 AM   #1
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Morning(cold) starting issue

My YJ has a hard time starting..once running she starts up and runs great. Leave it overnite and it just cranks and cranks. Did a semi rebuild of carb..thinking what else the problem could be....choke?

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Old 04-03-2012, 04:17 PM   #2
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Try adjusting your choke. If you have an aftermarket carb you might want to consider a manual hook up.

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If you took the choke housing off, you will have to readjust it and may have misaligned the internal spring. Pretty easy to miss the slot in the internal arm w/ the spring end.

A quick way to check is to take off the air cleaner when it's dead cold...blip the throttle & the choke flap should close almost fully. If it doesn't, then loosen the screws & turn the housing til it just closes fully. It turns both ways, one generates more/one less spring pressure. If your's doesn't, you missed the spring. Pully the cover off & realign the spring correctly between the tangs on the internal rod. Then reassemble & adjust as above. Start & warm up the engine.....the choke plate should now rotate into the open position if the wire is properly connected.

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When you ad just it from cold, you May need to hold the pedal down all the way.
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