[TR] Sticking throttle TR6 Strombergs

Chris Simo ccsimonsen at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 10:26:19 MDT 2013

Throttle shaft or bushings worn?  Maybe engine vacuum is pulling it into a

Does it close on its own when you shut down the engine?
On Apr 28, 2013 11:24 AM, "alan salvatore" <alansalvy at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a problem with the throttle sticking open on the front carb with the
> car running.
> I recently rebuilt these carbs and the throttle shows no indication of
> sticking when the car is not running.
> I took the carb off the car and the butterfly does not stick, as I thought
> it might have been out of position.
> I even sanded the insulator in case it was interfering.
> Put it back on the car, but did not hook up the linkage, movement is good.
> Start the car without hooking up the linkage, move the throttle and it
> hangs up.
> I am going to pull it off again and take a look at the throttle shaft.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Al
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