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re:Weird hot start problem with 1990 Coupe Quattro

John Allred wrote about his hot start woes:

jallred@spdg.COM (John Allred)
Weird hot start problem with 1990 Coupe Quattro
> Greetings all:
> I have an intermittent problem with my Coupe Q, which is driving me
> and my repair shop bananas.  Me, because I'm dead in the water for
> twenty minutes or so until the car starts again; the repair shop,
> because they can't reproduce the problem.  The car has been absolutely
> flawless up to this point.


John: have you looked at the fuel pump relay- this sounds similar to a problem 
that some VW owners have experienced. It might also me a malfunctioning cold-
start valve.

I occasionally experience trouble getting the car to turn over when hot, but I 
think this is due to too much fuel - I always can smell gas in this situation. - 
Have you looked to see whether you have a malfunctioning cold-start valve which 
is injecting too much gas and flooding the engine?

Good Luck , and keep us posted...

Peter Schulz
1990 Coupe Q 71K miles