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Why is my carburetor hesitating?
I have a 1968 Mustang GT coupe, Its the "J" code with the 302, Automatic. However the carb seems to keep hesitating. It was re-built about a year and a half ago. The runs fine, unless you go to get on it and then it almost dies out.
January 31, 2008
Several conditions can cause the hesitation
Faulty accelerator pump
October 23, 2008
try advanceing the timing Ford has to run a little bit on the high side
November 6, 2008
The first thing that come to my mind is bad accelerator pump. As much as I like Fords, this was typical
July 10, 2009
I'm gonna have to say bad vaccum hose or bad timing.
April 30, 2010