quattro digest, Vol 1 #4526 - CGT fuel problem suddenly super rich then dead

Larry C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Mon Jan 27 16:26:30 EST 2003


If you live from the Ohio River East (at least) the high today was
in the teens. Perhaps a frozen fuel line?


> From: Stpndsmnn at aol.com
> Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 00:02:12 EST
> Subject: CGT fuel problem  suddenly super rich then dead
> To: Quattro at audifans.com
> Was driving around today and suddenly my car started to lose power
> terribly.
> It would sputter and cough but not make enough power to move the car
> from a
> stop and would hardly rev.  Really muddy idle and I had to keep my
> foot on
> the throttle to keep it running.  Then suddenly it would be okay for
> a few
> miles and then the problem would return.  I went through nearly a
> 1/4 tank in
> about 15 mins!
> What would cause this?  I am not a CIS guru, but I know how the
> system
> basically works and don't have much in the way of test equipment
> aside from a
> volt meter..
> This is on an '83 CGT with a K-jet lambda system,  No CIS-e or
> eIII..
> Please help
> Thanks
> Matt

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