Question about 1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet
My 1987 VW Cabriolet idles fine then starts sputtering and then dies after about 20-30min and won't start. Let it sit for 10min or so and it will start right up and do it all over again. I have replaced the fuel pumps both of them, fuel filter, fuel injectors, distributor cap, rotor button, wires, plugs, air filter, ignition coil, oxygen sensor. Nothing seem to change anything. Any ideas?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
THIS PROBLEM IS A BAD MAIN RELAY.. Its a box located under the dash above the brake pedal its brown and grey in color replace this relay and that will solve your problem. Good Luck and contact if you need more help. Click on the link you will see a picture of the relay.http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=honda+accord+main+relay&tag=mh0b-20&index=aps&hvadid=55892280&ref=pd_sl_35aku5h6mh_b
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
This could be water in the gas lines or, you may have wire and plug issues as well. I would take this car in for a full scale tune up. make sure they check the distributor points as well. Changing the fuel pump wouldn't hurt at all.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
SOURCE: 85 corvette wont start
I had the exact same problem with mine. After replacing nearly everything i took it to a shop today to learn that I had a bad wire on the back of the distributor and the new fuel pump i installed from autozone was faulty and not providing enough pressure.
Posted on Apr 28, 2009
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