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Forum: 430 MEL Engine 05-08-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,865
Posted By mit634
Thank you guys. Thinking about it, the symptom...

Thank you guys. Thinking about it, the symptom is more of a momentary "falter" as the throttle butterflies open, like the mixture goes completely off until the main metering starts working. I'll...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 05-08-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,865
Posted By mit634
Acceleration Flat Spot

Hi All,
Just a carb question - my 58 Mercury with 430ci engine and stock 4BBL carb has a flat spot on accelerating from idle. I know this is a classic faulty accelerator pump symptom, however, I...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-08-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,895
Posted By mit634
Hi Ben, Thanks for your tip. I'll check this...

Hi Ben,

Thanks for your tip. I'll check this out as an option. How did you tell whether the mechanical fuel pump was delivering enough fuel ?

Hi Dave,

Thanks for your advice too. Yes I'm...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 12-05-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,895
Posted By mit634
Engine Running Problems

Hi All,
A couple of trips ago I noticed my 430 occasionally faltering for a split second while driving. It felt like the ignition was momentarily disconnected then reconnected. Just this weekend it...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 11-17-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,025
Posted By mit634
Hi everyone, Thanks so much for the responses. ...

Hi everyone,
Thanks so much for the responses. Appreciate your time and thoughts. The 58 Mercury has no surge tank and so you just fill up the top of the radiator. After a long drive no water is...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 10-16-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,025
Posted By mit634
430 Engine Losing Water

Hi All,
My 58 Mercury with 430 engine loses vast amounts of water. I always top it up before I drive it but when I get back I can't even see the water level in the radiator it's so low. I know it...
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 08-08-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,605
Posted By mit634
That's great. Thanks so much for the advice.

That's great. Thanks so much for the advice.
Forum: 430 MEL Engine 07-31-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,605
Posted By mit634
Fuel Pump Lubrication

Hi Guys,
About a week ago I replaced the mechanical fuel pump on my 430 while out on the road. Just yesterday I removed the replacement pump and noticed that the mechanical arm was still completely...
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