[Vwdiesel] stalling, lack of power
pila47 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 10 12:15:56 PST 2008
I don't think the plastic fitting or the o ring were replaced when
the filter was changed, I'll look there first.
--- LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 1/10/2008 9:42:28 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> pila47 at yahoo.com writes:
> > I've been having stalling problems w my 91 na. It'll run fine and
> > then; nothing! It's intermittent and seems to be less when fully
> > warmed up. I changed the filter a couple of days ago hoping that
> > would cure the problem. Any thots as to what to look for? Thanks
> > Peter
> First question this time of year is what's the temperature
> there? If it's anywhere below freezing then look at the clear
> line (amber colored by now) to the injector pump, while it's
> running. Look for bubbles. When it stalls check if this line
> is empty. If you have a slightly loose hose clamp then it can
> "freeze up" long before the fuel is really cold enough for a
> typical freeze up. The fuel gets thick enough that it pulls
> more air through that connection than fuel.
> Make sure the connection to the fuel shut-off solenoid is
> tight. It's un-fused so don't short it in the process!
> Check your air filter???
> Does your fuel filter have 2 hoses or 4 and the plastic thermo
> thingy? Those thingys tend to leak air after a couple years
> and incessantly after changing the filter but not replacing them
> and the o-ring.
> Power to the solenoid and air in the fuel or a plugged fuel
> line is about it except for an extremely plugged exhaust or air
> Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in
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