If idle is low cud it be the cause of the engine stalling.

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Asked by Oct 08, 2014 at 02:39 AM about the 1978 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently turned the Idle down and now the
engine stalls

4 Answers

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Yes it will. Check for vacuum leaks and make sure the car is tuneup and carb setup properly and cleaned.

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And could all so be you turned the idle down,try turning it back up.

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You may not be making enough power for the alternator to make the engine run correctly.

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Check the dashpot so that when you take your foot off the motor slows down slowly with no dashpot or wrong setting , when you take your foot off for a fraction of a second you have air only, not gas and air, hence motor dies

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