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79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!

Found it Guys!!!!!!!! It was the throttle cable sensor. It would idle but as soon as you touched the throttle it killed the spark. Not a single sled mechanic could tell me this in my area!!! I know nothing and outsmarted everyone, 2 shops toldme it had to be rings, or a lower seal and would need to ...
by Unclejessie
December 16th, 2002, 12:31 pm
 
Forum: Vintage Sleds Board
Topic: 79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1447

79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!

Ok guys, I have 2 identical sleds both 79 jags, I just purchased them. One runs well and this one doesn't and i havn't ever seen it run. Not the carb! I found that the spark is now weak and spuratic. Started swapping parts from the bad sled to the good. The coil and wires ran fine on the other, so d...
by Unclejessie
December 15th, 2002, 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Vintage Sleds Board
Topic: 79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1447

79arctic cat 340 help!!!!!!!!!

Ok here is my problem, engine starts right up, but won't run past idle? recoil side floods out and plug is extremly wet, other side looks to be burning clean.everyone tels me bad rings or lower gasket? But heres te kicker 95 lb compression in both cylenders!! could it have jumped time and not be fir...
by Unclejessie
December 12th, 2002, 4:44 pm
 
Forum: SnowmobileNews Forum
Topic: 79arctic cat 340 help!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 229

79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!

Ok here is my problem, engine starts right up, but won't run past idle? recoil side flods out and plug is extremly wet, other side looks to be burning clean.everyone tels me bad rings or lower gasket? But heres te kicker 95 lb compression in both cylenders!! could it have jumped time and not be fire...
by Unclejessie
December 12th, 2002, 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Vintage Sleds Board
Topic: 79 Arctic Cat 340 engine problems!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1447

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