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85 gti wont run

Post by digsmk3 » Mar Sun 01, 2015 4:11 pm

Hey guys my 85 gti wont stay running it starts up ,idles fine you give it gas it runs the just dies,any suggestions

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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by MT-Getto » Mar Mon 02, 2015 8:12 pm

Fuel pressure
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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by benno3231 » Mar Tue 03, 2015 12:16 pm

make sure this metering plunger, circled, moves freely
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But, I also agree with Mr. Getto. If your fuel pump is making noise, replace it (with a Bosch!!!). Also, replace your fuel filter.
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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by digsmk3 » Mar Wed 04, 2015 4:51 pm

thanks guys ill try it out

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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by benno3231 » Mar Sun 08, 2015 5:49 pm

This may be of help too
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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by 201motels » Mar Sun 08, 2015 11:49 pm

lol nice! :laughing:

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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by Rennwagen1 » Mar Mon 23, 2015 8:16 am

That might be the best service diagram I have seen in a while.

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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by benno3231 » Mar Tue 24, 2015 12:44 pm

I can't take credit for that, i found it somewhere way back in one of the forums on here. I think roadhog may be the one who made this?
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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by Mikewire » Mar Tue 24, 2015 1:06 pm

Nah, he got it off VwVortex or something...it's sort of old school. For those that oppose (and can't figure out) CIS and VR6 swaps :P

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Re: 85 gti wont run

Post by benno3231 » Mar Tue 24, 2015 1:12 pm

Doing a CIS swap is like cutting off your leg in favor of replacing it with a stick
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