Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 12:28:44 +0100
From: "Grunff" <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 900C engine, carburator..

You may have slightly changed the idle setting, either by disturbing the idle adjust screw, or by just removing some dirt from it. It would be a good idea to set the idle to spec. Also, if you have a CO meter available to you, set the mixture. "Heikki Mastokangas" <> wrote in message > TS wrote: > > You definitely won't have a lambda sensor if it's got a carb. The sensor > > would be useless. In injected cars, the sensor's output is used to fine tune > > the air/fuel ratio. You can't do that with a carb. > > Yes, I actually figured that out after send-button ;) The engine has > only one chip for the ignition. > > My other question would be, yesterday I took the carburator for closer > look to inspect the state of the needle. I basicly cleaned (again) and > took apart the carburator, and then reassempled it. Now for some reason > I have trouble with idling, the car doesnt stall but the RPM is low and > idle is irregular. > > I didnt touch the needle adjustement screw at the bottom of the > carburator and all the components should be as they were. Did I forgot > something?? Otherwise the car runs fine without problems. > > H. Mastokangas

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