1969 Ford F150

Asked by Jun 05, 2019 at 08:15 PM about the 1975 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

,newly machined motor, new carb.  Idles super high and don't know why.  
Doesn't kick down either.

1 Answer


Check for a vacuum leak, set the ignition timing and try to adjust the idle speed. Make sure it is not set on the choke fast idle. The kickdown issue could be due to the kickdown linkage not being hooked up or adjusted properly.

Your Answer:

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    G A Arne
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-250
4 listings

Used Cars for Sale

2019 Ford F-150 For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 6,388 listings starting at $25,499
2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 970 listings starting at $25,800
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 927 listings starting at $21,900
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,026 listings starting at $14,999
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 454 listings starting at $2,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.