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Peugeot 205 refuses to tick over

I own a 1984 Peugeot 205, but it refuses to run for more than 30 seconds. I seemed to have checked everything, even had wiring loom apart, but haven't found any faults.

The engine starts every time, but runs for a very short time and petters out of life like its lacking fuel. Can you help?

Asked on 3 October 2014 by TRracing

Answered by Honest John
There's a brass screw on the inlet manifold that adjusts this. It always was critical on the 205 1.6 105, even when the cars were new.
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