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del54

Ford Escort 1600 Ghia 1987

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hi I brought escort above it wont idle it has to run on choke all the time cvh engine help anyone

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Cheak plugs see if it's runing rich or lean if it's ok increase the idle alittle and get a timeing light?

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hi I have tried that I think its something to do with carb I have found out the past owner played about with it soon as engine is hot it wont run with out choke when you drive it missis splutters then once you going just low speed :angry:

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Sounds like the carb is pretty messed up. Take it to someone who knows what they are doing and get them to set it up.

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I have a 1.4 carb from my mk4 run perfect never even needed a choke

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have found the idle cut off valve solenoid missing found wire down the back of engine that what you get buying car running rough the last owner sold because of this thanks for you help :D

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