Question about 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

1 Answer

1983 VW Rabbit hatch, gas engine, auto. Turns but wont start!

The car will turn over and do some sputtering noises sometimes, as if sounding like it will catch. The plugs are good, new distributor cap and rotor, and air is getting to it. I believe it is getting fuel, but not sure. It has sat for about 6 months w/ out running.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,486 Answers

Remove and clean carb jets

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fuel pump noise 81 vw rabbit pickup


The rotor bearings are bad in the fuel pump. Pull the gas tank and replace the pump before it fails, it will likely be in the near future or when the weather turns cold..

Jul 27, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1983 chevy c10 turns over but wont crank


This sounds like you may have a fuel pump gone bad. Turn the key and listen for a pump whine, if you DO hear one then i guess i am wrong but this is what i would most likely consider first

Apr 08, 2010 | 1983 Chevrolet Silverado

2 Answers

1981 vw rabbit diesel. The engine went to a high


HAVE THE GOVERNOR ON THE INJECTION PUMP CHECK SOUND LIKE ITS STICKING.

Sep 11, 2009 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

1 Answer

1980 VW rabbit, manual/fuel injection: I am


it starts from cold because the auto choke is on ,allowing a richer mixture ,try removing the sender unit in the tank and seeing if the connection from the pump to the outlet connection is ok or leaking causing a loss of fuel pressure

Aug 02, 2009 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

1 Answer

83 vw rabbit turns but wont start


the hose betwin the engine and fuel dist cant have any vac leaks or hoses off or it wont start

Jul 17, 2009 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

1 Answer

No spark at coil


check and clean the points if it has them. under the rotor in the cap

Jun 03, 2009 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

1 Answer

Finding fuel pump relay 1981 vw pickup 4 cylinder gas engine


Just take the hose fitting loose at the gas tank. It is easy to get at.


May 11, 2009 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

3 Answers

Car wont start. I have gas, pump works, i just dont have spark, coil works, rotor turn .


check spark plugs or spark pug wires. These are the most common issues with no spark. 2. check all fuses. 3. check ground or battery cables. If ground is bad it can cause a no spark. Motor turns? or ROTORs TURN? If motor turns your getting spark.

Jan 12, 2009 | 1990 Volkswagen Corrado

1 Answer

1977 VW Gas/Fuel Injected Rabbit


It sounds like it could be a problem with the fuel pressure regulator. When the engine is cold, there is a cold start valve that dumps extra fuel to start a cold engine.

Oct 23, 2008 | 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup

Not finding what you are looking for?
1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup Logo

Related Topics:

189 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8273 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...