1971 VW SUPER BEETLE HEARD POP THEN GOT REALLY ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1971 Volkswagen Beetle
  • 100,000 miles

1971 vw super beetle heard pop then got really loud. Drove to work little power on small hill fine on flat but would not start when came out

Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 12:26 AM

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  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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Look for a hole in the engine block. Or oil leaking.

Could be that your engine seized.

Will she push / roll start? Try turning the engine by hand via the alternator pulley. Key off, transmission in neutral.

Thomas

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 12:56 AM
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  • exovcds
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Exhaust backfire could have blown a hole in the exhaust. But that should not keep it from cranking.

Reply back with more info.

Thomas

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 1:34 AM
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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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DID A SPARK PLUG COME OUT?

THE MEDIC

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Monday, November 12th, 2012 AT 4:51 AM

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