CPS issue...update

John S. Lagnese jlagnese at massed.net
Wed Apr 18 19:25:27 EDT 2007

I had an 83 Rabbit with a carb. It had a vacuum advance and retard. I 
reversed to lines once. The result was a glowing red hot manifold. It 
definitely could be the timing.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sean Coriaty" <sean.coriaty at gmail.com>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 6:22 PM
Subject: CPS issue...update

> Northern European Automotive in Concord, NH diagnosed the following: 1)
> Broken flywheel pin; and 2) Distributor "full of oil".
> NEA will replace those parts (and install a new clutch kit and e-brake
> cables), get it running, then see if the exhaust manifold still glows.
> Guessing it is possible that the stealer broke the pin off the flywheel,
> since they were in that area when they incorrectly diagnosed the CPS to be
> the no-start problem.  But unfortunately I have no way to prove it true or
> false.
> Yes, Bernie, this will break the bank.  Not all of us have the luxuries
> of time and location to do major auto repairs.
> Sean in NH
> '91 avant
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