1984 VW VAN IDLE'S BUT STALLS OUT WHEN ACCELERATED.

  • Tiny
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  • 1984 Volkswagen Van
  • 200,000 miles

Accidently overfilled with oil. Then changed plugs, it idles fairly well but stalls when accelerated.

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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 3:38 AM

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  • CJ MEDEVAC
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DID YOU DRAIN THE OIL AND INSTALL THE PROPER AMOUNT?

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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 3:49 AM
  • Tiny
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Yes, we did!

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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 3:58 AM
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Yes we did drain the oil and refilled with proper amount

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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 5:53 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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If the oil level is good, check to make sure you are getting proper fuel pressure to the engine. Also, if the check engine light is on, check for trouble codes. Finally, make sure you didn't accidentally disconnect any sensors or vacuum hoses while you worked on it.

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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 7:38 AM

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