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Old 08-13-2011, 02:16 PM
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im running a savage with the f4.6 engine and it was given to me used so the tune on it needed to be changed for my area.....long story short the tune was all out of wack so i reset the carb back to factory settings.....1mm idle gap, hsn flush with housing and lsn flush with housing. now it fires up on the 1st or 2nd pull and idles fine, but as soon as i remove the glow ignitor the engine dies.....anybody have any ideas?
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im running a savage with the f4.6 engine and it was given to me used so the tune on it needed to be changed for my area.....long story short the tune was all out of wack so i reset the carb back to factory settings.....1mm idle gap, hsn flush with housing and lsn flush with housing. now it fires up on the 1st or 2nd pull and idles fine, but as soon as i remove the glow ignitor the engine dies.....anybody have any ideas?
Replace the glow plug first before you do any further diagnostics and see if that fixes your problem.
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Old 08-13-2011, 04:01 PM
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Sounds a lil rich... try leaning out your lsn just a little and if this doesnt work after 3/4th turn in 1/8 incriments... move to your glow plug... Watch these VIDEOS you will feel like a pro afterwords...
http://www.youtube.com/user/Squirrel.../0/WOZiU265FKE
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Old 08-13-2011, 04:33 PM
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ive tried 2 different brand new plugs.....im hoping that my glow ignitor is not fully charged and isnt getting the plug hot enough....even compared the "bad plugs" to the new ones and they are still excellent
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almost had it figured out.....then.........this --->
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awww daymn that sucks..... thats why you should use bump start... you never worry about that... and less drag so your motor runs better.... I honestly think its your LSN...
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cant bump start a savage..... and its def my lsn....got it to idle for about 10 seconds with the ignitor off before the pull start snapped....now ive got the worst headache.....im done with it for the day....i need a smoke
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Im pretty sure I have seen adapters.... maybe look into roto start....
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Im pretty sure I have seen adapters.... maybe look into roto start....
hate rotostart
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