[Vwdiesel] cold start issues

Val Christian val at mongo.mongobird.com
Fri May 23 01:30:12 PDT 2008

> fuel system.  Good compression and you're looking at no 
> glow, no fuel, no air or slow cranking speed.
>      Loren

And how does one evaluate cranking speed?  Any practical suggestions?

Does lubing the starter help, or is it usually a matter of coils shorting
or brush/commutator problems?  Or a bad magnet in some (TDI?) starters?

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