carburetor truck will start but will not stay running

Freddie Pendley

Asked by Jul 19, 2016 at 05:02 PM about the 1986 Chevrolet C/K 20

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 86 Custom Deluxe 20 with a 350 small
block. the truck will start up no problem as long as
my foot is partly on the gas as soon as I let off gas
the truck will idle down and die. any suggestions

2 Answers


Do the maintenance, tune up, timing, plugs, wires, etc. it could be that the 30 year old carb needs a rebuild-

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Agree with jamnblues, all so check the iginition timing.

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