[Vwdiesel] Occasional hard starting ...
weasel1 at sympatico.ca
Fri Jul 22 01:31:11 EDT 2005
You know what, I did have problems with that this winter and I had to re
wire it. I inspected that this evening ( along with the thermostatic
valve's o-ring ) and it seemed to be ok. Just to be sure, I polished the
connector, tightened the spade connector a bit and put some dielectric
grease on it. I have the clear lines on it now as well. I started her up
and there was bubbles, but nothing I think is excessive. When the
thermostatic valve was out I noticed that the fuel filter was full, so
that's a good sign. We'll see how long this lasts. The next time it
decides to be grumpy, I'll have a lot more to pay attention to ...
----- Original Message -----
From: "jonathan hoehl" <jjhoehl at hotmail.com>
To: <weasel1 at sympatico.ca>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2005 7:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Occasional hard starting ...
>I say re-wire the fuel stop solenoid.
>>From: "Derek" <weasel1 at sympatico.ca>
>>To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
>>Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Occasional hard starting ...
>>Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 15:14:58 -0400
>>I'll try to reply to everyone at the same time. Yes I do know the GP's
>>are working, but I haven't tested them individually. I have a voltmeter
>>installed and shows a significant voltage drop when I am glowing. They
>>are also relatively new. Since the hard starting is intermittant, I have
>>ruled out compression and GP problems. I'll check out ( aw to hell with
>>it, I'll just replace the o-ring on that thermostatic valve ) I always
>>use Power Service products, with every fill-up too. Fuel filter is recent
>>( at the same tim as the GP's ) and unfortunately I have no clear line to
>>check for bubbles or empying line ). I could always install it again ( I
>>still have the old line ) Doyt: I'll try your starting method next time
>>it acts up. Never replaced the GP relay, so you never know ...
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