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53 Dodge truck starts then quits when accelerator pedal is pushed

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Truck was running fine but now will start then quit when accelerator pedal is pushed.

 

Looking for ideas to correct this issue.

 

Thinking the carb should be rebuilt.

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Maybe the accelerator pump isnt working. With the engine off and the air cleaner removed, have you checked to see if there is any fuel spraying into the throat of the carb when you manually work the throttle from the closed position? If its not working , perhaps the acc. pump linkage has come undone or something has become plugged up in the circuit.  Just a thought.

                                      John 

Edited by John Rogers

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Does it do cold only or even when warm?

 

My 50 Plymouth did the same (dying off idle) after sitting and the ball for accel.  pump was stuck and jet for above idle fuel (under the plug- lead?) but my carb is a B&B , yours may be different. My car sat for about 6 months without being started when problem started.

 

Just some thoughts-

 

DJ

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