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Re: carburetor-low audi content!
While I'm not Familiar with that particular carbureter, I can vouch for
the Weber DFEV which is a popular replacement here in the US. I have seen
secondaries stuck just from dirt and wear.
On Mon, 4 Jan 1999 11:30:40 -0000 email@example.com writes:
>l've been tring to fix the carb on my parents 1800 vw . The
>problemm is that the second valve failes to open when u put ur foot
>down - due to the lack of any vacuum in the vacum tube operating
>the 2nd valve. I originally thought that the vaccum pipes were wired
>incorrectly , but as far as I can see it's how the diagram has it. The
>diagram says to conect it (the pipe operating the device operating
>the 2nd valve) to the the small chanel running from the barrel of the
>2nd valve. But surely presure isn't being generayed from this
>channel since the valve isn't open? Besides, this channel seems
>tiny to generate nearly enough pressure. I've also tried using a bike
>pump to free this chanel assuming that it's clogged up but still
>absolutely no pressure.
>Any ideas if my wiring layout is incorre\ct? The cars done 140k and
>is running extremely well / smmooth. Do u know if it's a common
>problem and a new weber is needed? the car iss a '89 gl model.
>ps . thanks to the replys for my post on control arm bush
>replacement on my audi - greatly appreciated, btw, what does btdt
>pps. the reason i write to the list for advice is that it's the
>engine/carb used on many european audis.
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