[Vwdiesel] More Quantum Questions?

Tad tadc at europa.com
Fri Oct 30 10:58:58 PDT 2009

Dumb question, but could this be as simple as a sticking fuel cutoff?  Maybe
try jumpering it 'on', kill it with the clutch, then see if it will start
right up?

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 3:31 AM, William J Toensing
<toensing at wildblue.net>wrote:

> New glow plugs checked & installed. Quantum still does not start any better
> than before, but with new fresh battery, it turns over rapidly & eventually
> does start. Once it catches, it starts right off & runs nicely. It acts like
> it is not getting fuel.  Makes no difference if I start it right after
> stopping or wait a while, engine hot or cold. I did replace the return
> hoses, except for one & plan to replace that one too but I still think the
> problem is elsewhere, probably with the IP. I didn't replace the "heat
> shield" yet but used the old ones but new ones are on order at our local
> Grass Valley foreign car parts house. I notice the Quantum does NOT smoke
> when I "POUR THE COAL" to it although it did smoke a bit earlier as I
> recall.
> Bill Toensing
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