Engine revs high in idle

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OnlyHuMun
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Engine revs high in idle

Post by OnlyHuMun » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:20

I've just picked up my Moke (1981 California) from panel beaters and on the way home, noticed the engine was revving unusually high when in idle/neutral.

Unable to get back to the panel beaters for a few days, im hoping theres a straightforward fix that I can do myself. Im using the Leyland Mini Workshop Manual but not sure where to start.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

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spider
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Re: Engine revs high in idle

Post by spider » Sun Jul 20, 2014 5:34

First thing I'd look at would be to check the choke is coming right off. Best to remove the Air Filter from the Carb to get a good look at the choke cable and the carb.

If that's OK, next maybe the Idle screw needs to be wound out a little.

Sorry I don't have any pics to hand to post up.

Do you know if the Repair Shop had to remove the Carb or Manifold to effect any of the repairs?
Old Mokers never die, they just smell that way.

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