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Re: [T3] Even Still Can't Get It Rigth With The New FI Parts In



--- Keith Park <TopNotchResto@worldnet.att.net> wrote:
> Do you want the FI FAQ??
> 
> Dont be too concerned about the distributor matching
> the FI at the moment,
> your running problems arent that. Make sure the
> plugs for Temp 2 sensor ( on
> the air dist) and the cold start injector arent
> switched.  I may have E
> stuff that is not too $$.
> 
> Keith
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Mark Healey <marksvw@healeyonline.com>
> To: It's a list <type3@vwtype3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [T3] Even Still Can't Get It Rigth With
> The New FI Parts In
> 
> 
> > On Wed, 29 Aug 2001 20:48:10 -0600, Jim Adney
> wrote:
> > >On 30 Aug 2001, at 15:39, Mark Healey wrote:
> > >
> > >> Throughout this saga people were telling me to
> check things that I had
> > >> checked earlier on.  So here is a complete
> description the problem.  I
> > >> hope someone can come up with something else to
> check before I start
> > >> spending a bunch of money swapping out parts.
> > >>
> > >> P.O.  had a mix-n-match FI system in there.  I
> couldn't
> > >> ajust anything right.  I put in all 71 parts
> and it is alot
> > >> better but still not right.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> The problem:
> > >>
> > >> Power and mileage are low and there is black
> smoke in the
> > >> exhaust.
> > >>
> > >> What I've checked or ajusted.
> > >>
> > >> Fuel Pressuere is 28 psi
> > >>
> > >> Charging voltage is 14.0
> > >>
> > >> Valves are ajusted.
> > >>
> > >> Dwell is set with the feeler guage.
> > >>
> > >> It is timed.
> > >>
> > >> Compression is 100 all the way around.
> > >>
> > >> All spark plugs were blackened.  Now cleaned
> and gapped.
> > >>
> > >> Idle is 800.
> > >>
> > >> Primary MPS winding is 100 ohms.
> > >>
> > >> Secondary MPS winding is 350 ohms.
> > >>
> > >> Temp sensor 1 is 300.
> > >>
> > >> Temp sensor 2 is some value I forgot but I
> wrote "OK" in the
> > >> book.
> > >>
> > >> What's left to check?
> > >>
> > >> Someone suggested that the cold start valve or
> injectors
> > >> might be leaking.  I doubt this becaue it was
> running lean
> > >> before I put in the new parts.
> > >>
> > >> It was taking a while to start and then ran
> smoothly.  Jim
> > >> suggested that there was a leak in the fuel
> lines but I
> > >> think the air got in when I put on and removed
> the pressure
> > >> guage.
> >
> >
> > >Suck on the pressure sensor: Does it hold vacuum?
> It should.
> >
> > OK.
> >
> > >Try a different pressure sensor.
> > >
> > >Try a different brain.
> >
> > These are the expensive things I was hoping to
> avoid.  Oh well.
> >
> > >Do you have a proper matched set of 71 parts? (I
> can't remember if
> > >I helped you with these or not...?)
> >
> > You sold me a throttle valve switch and a pressure
> sensor to go with
> > my "E" brain.  If I had the right distributor I
> could try an "E"
> > setup, but I don't
> >
> >
> >
> > Mark Healey
> > 71 FI auto square
> > 71 FI manual square
> > marksvw@healeyonline.com
> >
> >
> >When you check fuel pressure and put the plug back
in the amount of air that gets in is of no concern it
will be pushed out by the fuel pump.
>
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