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Idle speed in hot weather

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Simon
I've noticed this too, it drops to a point where it might stall but
doesn't actually, I rev up hard when stopped and this usually sorts it.
I've never had to use the choke or have the engine tweaked, apart from
when I return to North Africa and then it is tweaked to a much higher
rev anyway as I need this for hard dune driving at max revs in full heat
of 40-45 degrees plus.
I wouldn't worry too much about this to be honest, mine does it every
time we have a couple of days of hotter weather.
Renate
1hdt 4.2 1991 J reg desert modified
Simon wrote:
Anyone notice their idle speed dropping in this hot weather? Mine is
all
over the shop and I though at one point it was going to stall. Will
tweak
the idle speed screw and see if she is happier.
Regards
Simon Hughes
 
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Hi Renate
Hmmm, high speed dune driving in North Africa? What were you doing? The
Paris Dakkar race????
Glad to hear that I am not the only one with a flagging idle in this heat.
And you are right a quick blip of the throttle sorts her out and shows her
who's the Daddy.
Regards
Simon Hughes
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