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Author Topic:   quadrajet screws coming loose
avila
Member
posted May 12, 2003 10:25 PM
Every couple of weeks I seem to get a little fuel leakage from between throttle body and
choke base plate. What happens is there is 2
s-c-r-e-w-s on the bottom of the choke base
that s-c-r-e-w into the throttle body and
they come loose. I've tried using the
temporary red thread locker but it does not
seem to like the heat.

What kind of thread locker can I use to lock
those s-c-r-e-w-s down better?


KPLugnut
Member
posted May 14, 2003 09:37 AM
Rick,
sorry I missed this question earlier. If high strength red Loctite isn't enough, then go to the Loctite "sleeve lock". NOTHING comes loose with that stuff.
But first make sure that the threads and screws are totally clean and free of old thread locker, then use a dab of red stuff. We've not had problems like that with the red high strength flavor, and most commonly the blue medium duty Loctite is fine.

Hope that helps,
KP


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