Reeds valve on a CJ?

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Re: Reeds valve on a CJ?

Post by wearethebucs » Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:01 pm

Unless you have a two stroke jeep there is no reed valve. Chances are it's something whistling in the carb. My old 4.2 would whistle like you're talking about and it was the little 3 1/2" air filter that was causing it.
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