[Vwdiesel] Re: IP on NA Slow Deceleration Response

Val Christian val at mongobird.com
Tue Jun 14 23:48:07 EDT 2005

I forget the exact details at the moment, but this is a sign of wear of
some sliding component in the pump.  Perhaps someone else has better
memory and will post.  Otherwise, I will, when I remember.  

OM Val

> Chuck,
> What are you running for fuel additive?  The 1.5 that was in my 79 would 
> do this when I used PowerService fuel additive.  It would take a couple 
> of tanks of fuel before it started not idleing down.  Reminded me the 
> old idle hold open feature on some of the first "smog" cars.  I found 
> that mine liked either ATF or when I could get it Howes fuel additive.  
> I have always wondered if there was some sort of governing feature that 
> wasn't being properly lubed with PowerService in the tank.  Now the '94 
> 'burb with the 6.5 TD likes the PowerService as an additive.
> Justin
> >
> >On an '81 Bunny- Runs great, good acceleration but when clutch is
> >engaged, it takes a second for the engine to idle down.  So, when you
> >are shifting through the gears the engine stays revved like you haven't
> >let up on the accelerator pedal. The car sat for a few years and I
> >haven't driven it much yet.  The IP won't do this when you play with it
> >while sitting in the garage.  No binding on the levers.....
> >
> > 
> >
> >Chuck 
> >
> > 
> >  
> >
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