Question about Volkswagen Fox
1998 VW Fox, module keeps overheating within two to three km! Have to wait at least 15 mins then all fine for another two to three km! Have replaced the module and coil three times, checked plug and spark leads and run car only on battery with alternator disconnected and module overheating persists!
I probably can't help you, but "module" is a very generic term and there are a lot of parts that are modules. Could you better describe the part? If you replaced it 3 times, can you give the name and maybe even part number?
Posted on Nov 28, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: timing specs for vw fox 1.8
Air/Fuel Ratio 0.7% Air/Fuel Ratio-Limits 0.3 - 1.1% Timing 6°+/- 1°BTDC Timing Advance 30°+/- 3°BTDC Idle RPM 800 +/- 50  Check CO with the oxygen sensor connected.  AT 2300 RPM, and coolant temperature sensor disconnected.  Normal operating temperature, with coolant temp. sensor connected, at 2300 RPM. Add initial timing.  A/C off.
Timing mark is on flywheel, access hole is on top of bellhousing. Remove access plug with 27mm wrench if necessary
Firing Order is > 1342 Clockwise Rotation & #1 Plug Wire is at 2 Oclock on Distribitor Cap
Align the mark (can be a dot or notch) on the intermediate shaft sprocket with the notch in the crank pulley. Align the mark (can be a dot or notch) on the "Back" of camshaft sprocket with the top edge of the valve cover gasket. Be sure all the timing marks are properly aligned.
For further information refer to Timing Belt : Service and Repair
NOTE : The 8 valve engine requires a special wrench, Volkswagen No. US4493 or equivalent, to adjust the camshaft drive belt tensioner. Whenever the drive belt is removed and refitted, the camshaft and intermediate shaft timing MUST be adjusted. The drive belt can be replaced without removing the belt sprockets.
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Posted on Feb 09, 2009
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