BECOME A MEMBER
Sign up with Facebook
I agree to the
Login with Facebook
NOT A MEMBER?
Hard to Start
Car still vibrates and has hard start
1988 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
After replacing carb kits and two engine mountings and intake manifold gasket car still vibrates and has hard start. Worse when the fan kicks in.
have the same problem?
Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 7:43 PM
Did you do a compression test to verify the motor is good?
Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 8:05 PM
Is this a carb conversion? Are the jets dialed in?
Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose from the intake and plug the intake
to see if that makes a difference.
Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 9:30 PM
Yes I did do a compression test. When I replaced the intake manifold gasket I discovered that the exhaust manifold had a crack on it
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 AT 7:33 PM
Now what happens is that my brakes would go to the floor sometimes and I've just replaced cylinders, drums and shoes. I did bleed!
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 AT 7:35 PM
to post a reply.
Related Engine Hard To Start Content
2002 Volkswagen Jetta Trouble Starting
Some Time My Car Has Trouble Starting. It Might Take Me 2-3 Times To Start. When It Does Start It Runs Find. But The Check Engine Light...
Guide Created By - Ken Lavacot
The Car Stalls Hard To Start And Does Not Over Heat...
I Have A 1999 5 Speed Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition And It Has Been Stalling, And Most Of The Time It Does It When I Come To A...
97 Jetta Vr6 Starts Hard Sometimes/sporadic Idle
I Have 97 Jetta Vr6 That Has Me Stumped. Sometimes Starts Hard And Idles Up And Down As If I'm Bumping The Throttle But Smooths Out After A...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta Trouble Starting
Engine Performance Problem 1997 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 184000 Miles 1997 Jetta Has Trouble Starting. Turns...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Hard Start
Engine Performance Problem 2001 Volkswagen Jetta 6 Cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 158000 Miles The Car Cranks A Long Time Before...
Ask a Car Question. It's Free!
Check Engine Light
Engine Oil Change and Filter Chevrolet Camaro
Find a car manual for your car
© 1999 - 2018 2CarPros, Inc.