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My polo mk 2 starts spasmodically is this a fuel problem

My polo will start when i park with pass. wheels on higher level than drivers side it is righthand drive 1043cc engine

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  • doug_33 Jan 05, 2009

    what use is that im asking abou engine starting

  • doug_33 Jan 07, 2009

    thanks i will give this a go i think you are on about piston rings so i will check these much appreciated



    regards DOUG

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...check hand brake!...

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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    Stefano Andreani Jan 06, 2009

    ...it was a joke!...seriously the answer is that yr engine is burning a lot of oil that does not burn completely when u stop the engine. this oil remains on the top of the pistons and is still so hot that let explode the fuel that still is entering the combustion chamber throu the valves. the only way to fix it is to stop oil comes in the chamber or cut the fuel when u stop the engine (electric pump?)...means that u must change the pistons guarnitions(Idont know the word in english) I mean the round ones around the pistons...hope u fix it!

    rgds Stefano

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    Stefano Andreani Jan 08, 2009

    ...in the mean while try to mount a distancer for each spark plug (so the sparking plugs are not too close to the combustion chamber and it will help for a while...good luck and thnks!

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