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Re: 2-4kq's stumbling when cold

Hairy green toads from Mars made Todd Phenneger say:

> 	BOth my 85' an SO's 87' are stumbling when cold.  Actually on my
> 85' it is intermittent like it is trying to get power but ends up bogged
> when you floor it.  At partial throttle it runs OK though.  Just bogs when
> you floor it.  On the 87' it is All or Nothing.  No power but then
> sometimes it will kick in and run fine at HIGH RPM's like above 4k but I
> dont like to rev it high when its cold.    Anyhow, I suspect both have a
> related or similar problem.  

This sounds like the CO adjustment without the hoses properly
clamped problem I diagnosed a couple of weeks ago. I had this
on my '89 100Q. maybe 1/4 throttle was OK, but any more actually
slowed the car down.


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