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Q: Car will not idle

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Runs strong but will not idle

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: If the car will not idle then you may have ...

If the car will not idle then you may have a carburetor mixture problem or ignition timing and distributor problems. If the carburetor needle and seat is leaking, it may be flooding the engine at idle. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your car's location to diagnose your idling issue and let you know what needs to be done.

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