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VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CATALYTIC CONVERTER PROBLEM

1965 Volkswagen Beetle • 100,500 miles

The car runs fine on flat roads but barely gets up hills, bogs down and runs bad. What could cause this problem?
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Guest
December 18, 2012.




Check to make sure the fuel pump is producing pressure within spec. Also, check to make sure the catalytic converter isn't plugging.
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Make sure the points are gapped to.018.

Timing to tdc.

Has the carb ever been cleaned out?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Dec 18, 2012.
Low fuel pressure might be the problem. Howver there are so many variables that I am going to give you a walk through diagnostic for your situation. Just use the link below to get to it;

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-has-low-power-output

Wow! I thought it was an 05. Sorry for the bad info.


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