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Re: [T3] 72 FI, won't start.

In a message dated 7/13/06 8:50:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
fess-vwtype3-2@fess.org writes:

 Thanks Keith,
 The car did seem to be flooded.  I'm suspecting the TPS, currently,  
 but it only flutters at two points in the middle of it's throw.  I 
 could swear the car seemed flooded without me having pushed the 
 accelerator. [ I usually start without pushing it at all. ]
 I re-read the FI document. I understand a bit more about how I was 
 fooling myself with grounding the newly replaced head temp sensor.  So, 
 far the car has been starting, but if it happens again, I'll keep 
 trying to understand it, and get it fixed right.  I kind of suspect the 
 TPS at the moment. >>

Also keep in mind that the spark plugs could be carboned up causing some of 
this. My son and I just went thru this with his car, and the plugs were 
carboned up. Put in a fresh set, and it fired right up (on Webers, since I converted 
to FI, and he really wanted my old carbs) and he's still doing some more mods. 
;^) He had been running stock Solexes, but he wanted to do something 
different with the fresh air to them, and didn't like using those little foam filters. 
At least the Webers are using K&N elements. : ) 
If there's one thing I've learned from reading the list since 2000, DON'T 
blame the FI, it could be something else not related. I've run across this many 
times, and I'm a carb guy. :O 

Bob 65 Notch S w/ Sunroof and IRS (Krusty)
       71 Square, now a 2 seat Roadster, pics can be seen at; 
http://volksrods.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=2977 and now running the old Notch motor with 
D-jet FI engine. : )

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