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RE: [T3] Installed Compufire - Still Won't Start

On 1 Mar 2001, at 13:40, Matt Small wrote:

> >A possibility if you have driven the car in the rain lately and if it is a
> >68-73 with a broken/cracked overflow hose under the RF fender.
> It is a 73 and it has been raining hard here lately.  But the hose (I am
> assuming you are talking about the one that comes out the side of the gas
> filler area) is ok, the rubber boot that surround the filler area is torn
> and falling off. 

The boot won't cause any problems, but you might want to take a very 
close look at the hose. Unless it has been replaced in the last 5 
years it is almost certain to be full of cracks that go all the way 

> >Can you hear the pump running for about 1 second when you turn
> >the key ON?
> That sound would be a faint faint faint buzzing and then a second relay
> click right?  If so I have them both.
> In response to Greg: Yes my car had been experiancing problems, but has been
> running very nicely for about a month now.

That's the right sound, etc. so The FI is getting power and the pump 
is running.

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

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