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Unread 09-08-2011, 10:33 AM   #1
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'78 cj7 engine dies - will not idle

Engine dies and will not idle unless foot is on the gas peadle. I have an after market carborator on it however this is a new problem that just popped up. Any ideas?

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Unread 09-08-2011, 10:45 AM   #2
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Vacuum leak, check vacuum hoses.
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Unread 09-08-2011, 11:32 AM   #3
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Vacuum leak, check vacuum hoses.
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