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post #1 of 7 Old 02-11-2002, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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I recently had someone rebuild my carb on an 82 cj-5 and now everytime i try to climb a hill, the jeep imidiatly loads up and stalls. It runs ok on flat ground or when going down a decent, but will not climb. Could anyone help me out with what might be causing this, (stuck float?) Also, it has a hard time running at higher speeds, it runs fine with little throttle but if i put it to the floor while in 3rd or 4th gear, it loads up and doesnt accelerate, anyone have any ideas? Thanks

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post #2 of 7 Old 02-11-2002, 08:55 AM
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I'd say it's a problem with the float. I would think it's not adjusted properly. The rebuild kit you installed should have the proper settings and procedure for doing it.
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maybe...........accelerator pump? not sure though...just throwing out suggestions

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I had a similar problem after a rebuild. The guy who built it for me said it would put a "4wd spring" on the float. I took it back in to him he did something because now it doesn't stall on even the steepest or bumpiest hills.

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post #5 of 7 Old 02-11-2002, 05:17 PM
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Sounds like a poorly adjusted float level.
But I'd really like to hear more about what MR.CJ-7's mecahganic did with the spring.

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MR CJ7 I also would like to know what your mechanic did to that carb.

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I would check float adjustment also , wet float test ! top of carb off , many people set them dry and dont check them wet !

"Magic Float spring" I gotta hear about this .

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