Question about 1998 Volkswagen Beetle
Throwing small flames from 3&4 exhaust now and again and seems as if not firing properly on 3 & 4 cylinders.Checked compressions,spark,reset tappets,replaced inlet gasket.Twin carbs set up of weber 34icts.
Can u help????
The vehicle is a 1974 model.
I have a 1600 sp with a solex h30 pict3 and i set the volume screw 3 turns out and idle crew quater turn into choke cam i checked # 1 piston to top dead center and set the distributor to line up with the rotor head on the mark indicated on the distributer. turned engine on and put the timing light on it and it`s reading 30 degrees when i turn the distributor to get tdc it runs like **** and stalls. what am i doing wrong it failed emissions due to high hydrocarbons. got a reading of 674, carbon monoxide was good @ .12 spark plugs are clean . i`m baffled.? plse help thx . ken
Posted on Sep 02, 2009
CHECK YOUR COIL OR YOUR DISTRIBUTERS A LITTLE OFF.. GOOD LUCK
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
Timing is off due to a worn chain, belt or adjustment
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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