[Vwdiesel] Timing w/o tools? and HELP!!

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Mon Feb 18 18:41:00 EST 2002

In a message dated 2/18/2002 11:11:49 AM Pacific Standard Time,
tjwandel at hotmail.com writes:

> If you increase the rpm's slowly, when you get to a
>  certain rpm all of a sudden the rpm's increase rapidly and there is alot of
>  vibration. Also when driving, if you try to hold a steady speed, the
>  hesitates and jerks.

  Look for the lower, rear injector pump bolt to be loose or missing.  This
is a perfect description of the problems that happen when this bolt is
missing or loose.  Sometimes it gets overlooked after setting timing.
  Timing can be set "in the ballpark" without the dial indicator and adapter,
but that's about it.  A good caliper and patience can also do it I've heard.
The tools can be bought for about $120 to $150 and sometimes show up
on ebay.

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