Mechanics

REPAIR

1989 Volkswagen Van • 4 cylinder 2WD Manual • 70,000 miles

I have a 1989 volkswagen vanagon digifant I put a new distributor in it and now it runs but has no power. I have a big green repair manual for the car but it doesn't explain timing or cylinder number and placement, or position of the distributor and firing order. Can you lease help?
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Heymon80
December 21, 2010.



You could have installed the distributor with the timing too retarded. Try twisting the distributor against the rotor turning position a little and retest.

Our database does not have information on your vehicle so I am not able to get any information as to the firing order. If engine does not misfire or run rough, the firing order should be correct.


KHLow2008
Dec 23, 2010.