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.

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