Question about 1996 Volkswagen Jetta
The air filter is in the engine compartment pass.side square box with i think 3 clips un hook and lift up..fuel filter is on the pass.side rear frame between gas tank and in front of rear tire 2 bolts holding up the cover.drop down remove input and output hoses careful under pressure gas will spray out.install with arrow facing towards front of car.
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
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Well, I would replace the air filter, make sure the air hose from the air filter to the intake is not kinked or blocked and check for vacuum leaks. If these are all fine, I would check the fuel pressure as it is possible the pump is weak and not supplying enough fuel.
Posted on May 15, 2009
1996 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0L SFI 4cyl
On a Digifant fuel system, the fuel pump is mounted in a reservoir under the rear of the vehicle. The fuel filter is also in this area. The reservoir holds one liter of fuel and is supplied by a small transfer pump in the tank. The transfer pump can be replaced separately even though they are installed and removed as a unit.
The Motronic system uses two fuel pumps. The first is a small transfer pump to get the fuel out of the tank and the second boosts the fuel pressure to the necessary amount. The transfer pump is located inside the tank and the main pressure pump can be found under the vehicle. This transfer pump is located under the rear seat and is part of the fuel gauge sending unit. The main fuel pump can be found in the reservoir in front of the rear axle beam. There is a check valve inside this pump to maintain pressure in the lines, especially on hot days, to avoid vapor lock. The fuel filter is mounted to the side of the reservoir. This filter has no specified replacement interval and should be good for the entire service life of the vehicle. Whenever the ignition key is in the on position, the pump should run for at least two (2) seconds to pressurize the fuel lines. If the Engine Control Unit (ECM) does not see a signal from the Hall Effect sensor in the distributor it will shut the pump off. If a Hall Effect signal is present, the pump will continue to run as long as a signal is detected. It is this Hall Effect signal that signals the ECM that the engine is rotating therefore indicating that fuel is needed. The pump is operated via a relay that is controlled by the ECM. This relay is located in the vehicles fuse panel. The main contacts of the relay can be jumped to run the pump during testing.
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Posted on Sep 21, 2009
I found this diagrham, by what I read, be very careful NOT to rotate any pulleys when the belt is off and put little arrows on the pulleys and belt in the same spots and flowing in the same direction to aid yourself when it is being replaced.
Posted on Sep 22, 2009
1996 Oldsmobile 88 LSS 3.8L SFI
OHV 6cyl the Fuel Filter is located under vehicle, passenger side, below seating area,
front of fuel tank, mounted on frame in fuel line.
JUst unplug the filter at the line.
Posted on Apr 01, 2010
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