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74 beetle idle problems

Post by VEEDUBYAH on Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:13 pm

has been sitting a while I cant get it to idle right any ideas ? cleaned out gas tank & new fuel lines took carb apart cleaned it where should i start with the volum screw and the bypass screw?
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Re: 74 beetle idle problems

Post by Clyde on Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:51 pm

Your idle jet is probably plugged. Remove it with an 8mm wrench and clean out the hole with a wood toothpick, or blow it with a rubber tipped airgun.

Volume and bypass screws ought to be where they were before you took it apart. Always count the turns off bottom, before removal.
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Post by VEEDUBYAH on Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:47 am

Thanks
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Re: 74 beetle idle problems

Post by VEEDUBYAH on Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:41 pm

its called the air correction jet its like the only one i did not take out looks all crudded up just like the idle jet on my motorcycles dummy me thats what happens when i get in a hurry now i will clean it all again saturday. thanks again
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