I HAVE A 1978 CHEVY PICK UP WITH A 350 AND 4 BARREL CARB. WILL START EVERYTIME BUT WON.T STAY RUNNING UNLESS I CONTROL THE GAS PEDAL AND LET OFF AND IT STALLS

Asked by Jun 07, 2014 at 01:35 PM about the 1978 Chevrolet C/K 10 Scottsdale

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Sounds like either the idle speed screw is set too low or it's time for a carburetor rebuild. Do NOT buy a remanufactured carburetor and turn in your old one for the core charge!! Have the original carburetor rebuilt and reinstall it. HTH. -Jim

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