1600cc rough idle when warmed up - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 
Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Other Ford Engines > 4 Cylinder Engines
Sign In
Register Forgot Password?


1600cc rough idle when warmed up

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 06-26-2003, 06:29 AM
Trackhead Trackhead is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 2
Trackhead is starting off with a positive reputation.
1600cc rough idle when warmed up

Not sure where to post this...Anyway, my snowcat has an old 1972 Ford 98 CID/1.6Liter/four cylinder industrial engine (Pinto basically). Starts great, runs great until warm. Then has a very rough idle to the point of near stalling. Once the RPM's are a bit higher it runs fine with good power, etc. Vacuum leak? Any tips? Thanks in advance.

Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-27-2003, 08:00 PM
canzus canzus is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 692
canzus is starting off with a positive reputation.
1600cc rough idle when warmed up

It's not a Pinto, it's a Kent, and it may have
carb troubles, idle circuit may be kinda lean too
little fuel, check the idle mixture screw is about
2 or so turns out from gently all the way in when
hot.
__________________
Steve & the Rockette
'63 F100
'68 F100
'72 Capri 2L
'73 Capri 2.6L V6
'73 MG B GT 2.6L V6(Ford)
'74 Capri 2L
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-06-2003, 05:10 AM
shotgun shotgun is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: South East Alabama
Posts: 388
shotgun is starting off with a positive reputation.
1600cc rough idle when warmed up

Probable a gummed up idle circuit.
__________________
Chris
1996 F150 classic:
Last year for:Twin-I-beam front axle, Body style, 300 straight six, Wing windows
F150 4.9L, 4x4 XLT, EXT CAB, Warn manual locking hubs
ZF5-SPD, 3.55 Factory trac-loc in both axles
BFG All-terrain KO 32s"
Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2003, 05:10 AM
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rough idle cold Fummins 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 5 02-24-2015 03:51 PM
1999 F250 SD fuel pressure FordFun77 Super Duty & Heavy Duty 3 03-16-2014 09:51 PM
My 05 6.0L runs rough when cold. WhiteBeast-05-powers 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 15 11-09-2013 12:47 PM
99 expo stalls low/rough idle 92cruisinblue Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 7 06-11-2013 09:13 PM
Here are the symptoms... geodiggr 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 7 08-31-2009 12:34 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Other Ford Engines > 4 Cylinder Engines

Tags
1600cc, 1973, 4cyl, 98cid, carberator, engine, ford, idle, idles, industrial, kent, motor, pinto, rough, truck, vacuum, warmed

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 PM.

 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC2
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup