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Lumpy idle and stalling

I've been daily driving the Panda recently, great to be back behind the wheel again, it runs pretty nicely but my bug bare is a lumpy, hunting idle and prone to stall at lights. This is an ongoing problem, I found an old thread of mine from 2008, but it wasn't even starting then so the idle didn't get fixed!

I increased the idle slightly and it hunts between 900 and 1200rpm when warm. Vacuum is new by the way. Just becomes a pest around town as I need to leave the choke half out to stop it dying at the lights, usually just as they turn green!

Any tips for what to look at? It is overdue a service so I should maybe do that first.

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Re: Lumpy idle and stalling

Yup, service would help, but it sounds like a vacuum leak.

The fact you can sort it by adding fuel (choke) suggests too lean when choke in.

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Re: Lumpy idle and stalling

Have you snipped off the idle control valve thing yet? It might be that.

Many Pandas have been cured by Verns snip so to speak - ask @VmanC for tech instructions as he did mine!
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