[Vwdiesel] Car won't Start
ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 16 17:35:34 PST 2008
Jetta lives again!
Went and bought new hoses and hose clamps, and a brake line vacuum pump. The
stop solenoid was jammed closed, I cleaned it and put it back in and voila!
It lives!....granted the starter is cooked :P
On Feb 15, 2008 8:07 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well I bled the lines, it won't start.
> I checked to see if the engine had compression, I dribbled diesel into the
> air intake which it burned quite well, the engine started but then stopped.
> That seems to isolate the problem to the injection pump, which is timed
> right I am positive because it was running 2 days ago.
> This is so sad :( My poor jetta
> On Feb 15, 2008 6:42 AM, Bryan Belman <dieselwesty at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Ditto, you need to get all the air out now.
> > --- LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> > > In a message dated 2/14/2008 4:29:39 PM Pacific
> > > Standard Time,
> > > eriklane at gmail.com writes:
> > >
> > > > You can crack the unions of the injector lines at
> > > the injectors to
> > > > speed up the process of getting rid of air, or
> > > just to verify that it has
> > > > fuel there. VW diesels don't seem to need that
> > > like some diesels, though. I
> > > > don't know why the difference.
> > > >
> > >
> > > It doesn't really seem to help much and it can
> > > leave you with
> > > slight weeping issues with this new fuel. :-P
> > > If you put the filter on empty, it'll take at
> > > least 3 minutes of
> > > total cranking time IF your pump in the injector
> > > pump is working
> > > fine. If it was full it takes close to 2 minutes
> > > cranking time some
> > > times. I crank for about 20 seconds, wait, and so
> > > on.
> > > It'd be worth lpulling the line to the pump and
> > > sucking the filter
> > > full or removing it and pouring it full (unless you
> > > have compressed
> > > air and can put some pressure to the fuel tank.) It
> > > helps a LOT
> > > also, if you pull the return line banjo bolt from
> > > the pump and fill
> > > the pump through it, with diesel, then replace the
> > > bolt and
> > > crank.
> > > Loren
> > >
> > >
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