1989 Audi 200 QT - Hard Start Need Help

Dave Glubrecht daveglu at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 28 01:30:43 EDT 2001

The biggest hassle to the special injector tool is actually bothering to buy
Sorry, don't know of the many sources but your local hardware store won't
have one.
You could even make one fairly easy.  It is just an L with a U cut out of
the bottom that will hook onto the injector and a couple of slots (only need
one) on top to slide a screwdriver in.  You use the valve cover as a fulcrum
to pop the injector out with the screwdriver.  The L is also a bit more than
If the seals are very hard, you will find it very difficult without the
They are cheap to buy  <$10.00 and work very nice.
  Dave G

----- Original Message -----
From: james accordino <ssgacc at yahoo.com>
To: <ksg2000 at AudiFan.com>
Cc: audi list <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2001 7:41 PM
Subject: Re: 1989 Audi 200 QT - Hard Start Need Help

> --- Kevin Clinton <ksg2000 at AudiFan.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply.
> >
> > Would not mine trying to replace injectors but kinda
> > limited on experience and tools.  Do you need any
> > special tools to replace injectors?
> >
> They make a special tool to pull injectors.  I've
> never used or even seen one.  I used a wrench under
> the larger nut.(12mm under 14mm I believe) and pried
> on that with a big screwdriver while I pulled and
> wiggled the line.  Mine came right out.  Then just use
> the 12mm and 14mm wrenches to loosen and replace the
> injectors.  They will just press back into the head.
> They kind of snap in.  You will feel when they are in
> and they won't pull back out easily.  That's it.  Some
> of the places are kind of tight, but it's not THAT
> bad, at least in my experience.
> Jim Accordino

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