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1988 Volkswagen Fox

My car starts right up. But when I shut it off, it won't start again. I have to let it sit for 1/2 hr or so before it starts again. Can somebody help me?

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I had that problem, fuel pump relay, after driving 10 minutes or more .Check to see how hot your fuel pump relay is. It is located in your fuse block. Under dash left side. 2 large relays in centre, 2 small outer, it is the large one on the right. after driving touch it and if it burns the tip of your finger, mine did i replaced it and now it starts every time. 

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

  • insense13 Feb 23, 2011

    also, it may be the fuse box, as i had that same thing happen, tried to override the fuel pump relay with a homemade fuse but the problem was that the back was corroded which you cant see from the outside. Used ones are around 75 bucks. I just jiggle mine for now, just take bumps with care. ohh and not too much jiggle.



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