[Vwdiesel] More Quantum Questions?
brian at gochnauer.net
Fri Oct 30 16:35:22 PDT 2009
I'm with Tad, I think it's a sticking plunger or weak winding 'shutoff'
I just replaced a weak solenoid (glow plug relay) on my F250.
Ripped it apart and found the solenoid winding worked but it was very weak.
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 12:58 PM, Tad <tadc at europa.com> wrote:
> Dumb question, but could this be as simple as a sticking fuel cutoff?
> 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
> > than before, but with new fresh battery, it turns over rapidly &
> > does start. Once it catches, it starts right off & runs nicely. It acts
> > 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
> > 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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