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    Acty Romahome carborretor problem

    Hi all, my lovely old 1984 acty has developed a problem with the carborretor, I think its something to do with a kind of vacuum setup inside, my mechanic has stripped it down and done his best, but cant her running properly...does anybody have any tips or come to that a suitable replacement? Havent been able to source one so any help really would be appreciated, as otherwise it might be the end for her!!!! Thanks in hope
    Jean::

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    Hi Hastings.
    You've really got my memory in overload for this one, it must be a hundred years since I last stripped a Honda carburetor. From memory the most likely problem will either be a hole or split in the accelerator pump diaphragm or more simply a faulty fuel shut off solenoid. The latter would intermittently stop the fuel for a millisecond giving a rough and jerking feel to the engine. The pump diaphragm would result in a flat response to the throttle especially when accelerating hard up through the gears. As for bits, thats a much harder trick to solve, try breaker websites or Tony Swann ( Acty man) on this site.
    Ant

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      Here is Tony Swann's website

      http://www.actyvan.net/About%20Us.html
      Graham
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        #4
        Hi Jean
        Your 1984 Acty might be in the running for the oldest Island Plastics/Romahome still on the road. The Roma Club is trying to find the oldest van so please send me a Private Message with the details and I will let you know.
        Thanks
        Colin
        PS Hope you get the problem fixed, you can't do better than Ant.

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