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Unread 12-16-2005, 03:23 PM   #1
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automatic choke not working

no plans to replace the carter YET, just want to get the auto choke working properly.

runs fine cold, bogs to sh*t once it warms up.
choke is stuck, and its flooding itself.

how do i get this working properly?

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Unread 12-16-2005, 03:39 PM   #2
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If you can physically move the butterfly, then I would say you need to replace the bi-metal heat element. Not a real big job. If the butterfly is stuck...clean the heck out of it with choke and throttle cleaner.
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Unread 12-19-2005, 07:48 AM   #3
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i just replaced mine with a manual choke this W/E......MUCH better!
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Unread 12-19-2005, 07:58 AM   #4
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As said above..clean it up with carb cleaner. Then I'd spray some WD40 on it too.
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