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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-04-2001, 02:19 PM
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throttle sticking on weber....?????

Once my engine warms up - my weber throttle sticks and the engines revs up between 1500 and 2200 rpms (at idle - no pushing of the gas peddle) and I have to rev the engine to kick it back down do idle speed. What is the deal? How can I fix this and is this a common problem for Webers?

Another question - Crowhorse told me that a fuel regulator helps smooth out the Weber's idle and just make it run better in general. When I spoke with Calmini (who sold me the Weber) they said that this is not needed - especially because I have their 1.6L swap kit which gives the correct fuel pressure with the supplied fuel pump. Do I need to add a regulator and if I do at what pressures should I run it (between 1.5-3.5 psi as shown in the instruction manual)?

help me please.......

thanks,

pug

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Re: throttle sticking on weber....?????

You just need to add a small spring that puts tension on the throttle linkage to make it return to idle position when you take your foot off the pedal. I took one off of a stock carb.

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Re: throttle sticking on weber....?????

run an xtra throttle spring or change to a little stronger
one webers come with too weaka return spring. i run a fuel
regulator on my weber 1/2 to 1 lb off road usualy 3 1/2 lb
on the road. my weber book say 4lb max. hope this helps
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