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Re: Help! Coupe Quattro puking fuel

In a message dated 97-03-17 12:11:53 EST, jsala@skynet.uah.ualberta.ca (J.
Sala) writes:

<< On the way to work this morning my idle speed came up to 18-1900 rough 
 RPMs, the exhaust was dumping fuel, and any significant application of 
 throttle would cause a stumble (to say the least), with the occasional 
 backfire.  I limped 2 blocks to the parkade, wiggled the injector wires, 
 restarted the engine, and 10 seconds of test drive I gave it appeared to 
 be ok.
 What's is going on here?? Should I put on the nomex for the drive home?
 Cheers, and a happy St. Patty's day 
 Jon Sala >>

You wiggled (or is that jiggled?) the injector wires and it went away?  I've
seen the exact same symptoms, but they were for a cold start injector stuck
in open position, hence spouting out gobs of black soot out the exhaust of an
'82 4K.  That would be my first check if it happens again.

-Ingo Rautenberg
90 V8Q 164k+
85 4KQ 130k