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Avoiding a Sticky Choke


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The automatic choke found on most American collector cars is a simple flapper valve in the “throat” of the carburetor. When you close the flap, less air enters the engine. More gas goes in, which is what you want for cold starting.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/08/01/avoiding-a-sticky-choke