[Healeys] Idle dies
coudesluijs at chello.nl
Thu Jun 9 11:38:21 MDT 2016
Try replacing the coil and (re)check the condensor and flexible wire in
the distributor. Also check if the rotor and cap are compatible.
Op 9-6-2016 om 4:14 schreef i erbs:
> new development
> car looses all power, bucks, backfires, catches and drive ok for a
> bit, then big backfires and bucking, then it dies. almost like a loss
> of power. it could be an intermittent power loss. Distributor cap
> looks like . explosions. NOS cap, rotor, points and condenser .
> Distributor was removed cleaned and re greased.
> Ira Erbs
> _______ _______
> (______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
> BT7 engine and disk brakes
> Please excuse random auto corrects and misspelled words
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 7:07 PM, Alan Seigrist <healey.nut at gmail.com
> <mailto:healey.nut at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Ira - with HD8s you can get leaking at the slow idle screw, which
> will cause you to lose idle when the car gets hot. Try putting a
> couple drops of oil around the threads of the slow idle screw and
> see if that stops the problem. If so, you have to take the slow
> idle screw out and replace and oil the O ring.
> Also, the Teflon bushes can come out a bit if installed
> incorrectly, something else to check.
> On Wednesday, 8 June 2016, i erbs <eyera3000 at gmail.com
> <mailto:eyera3000 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Good point, I have HD8s, but the concept should be the same
> Mr. Ira Erbs
> 1959 Austin Healey 100-6
> please forgive odd words and auto corrects as my phone
> cannot understand my misspellings
> On Jun 7,
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