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Re: [T3] PLEASE help me i'm going insane!!!


On 5 Jul 99, at 12:11, mark kaylor wrote:

> the last week i've spent my waking hours cleaning, 
> assembling, and putting the engine back in the car.  i had most of the hoses 
> and wires labeled, so i'm pretty sure everything is where it should be...so 
> i put gas in, turned the key.......it won't turn over.  the battery is good, 
> i checked that out, and the starter/solenoid workded perfectly before (it 
> would start every time).

It sounds like you must mean that the engine is turning over fine, 
but not firing. Is it still fuel injection or has it been converted 
to carbs?

> so i checked for spark at the coil and plugs, that was ok.  i checked and 
> rechecked all the wires and hosed, but nothing.  everytime i try to start 
> it, it makes the same sound.  is it not getting fuel?  

If it is FI, do you hear the electric fuel pump run for about 1 
second when you just turn the key ON?

Jim
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Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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