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1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, 80 cdv 368 puttering in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; when i turn the car off the car it putters almost like it doesn't want to turn off...
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    80 cdv 368 puttering

    when i turn the car off the car it putters almost like it doesn't want to turn off

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    Re: 80 cdv 368 puttering

    Check your idle speed Lac. Sometimes that can creep up and when it does on a carbureted car it's easy for the engine to keep running when you shut it off (it keeps pulling the fuel through). Usually just a minor adjustment but you want to take care of that because sometimes the engine can spin the wrong way when it's dieseling and that's not good.

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    Re: 80 cdv 368 puttering

    thanks ill check that out my idle does seem kinda high

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    Re: 80 cdv 368 puttering

    I've also had it happen from a vacuum leak on my 87.

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