1969 VOLKSWAGEN ENGINE BACK FIRES DOENT WANT TO

  • Tiny
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  • 1969 Volkswagen

Engine Mechanical problem
1969 Other Volkswagen Models 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

cant get it to even start now coming home from work wouldnt do but 40 all the way to the floor spitting backfiring should I buy new carb

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Monday, October 20th, 2008 AT 10:00 PM

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Hi there,

I would be checking the compressions and then the valve clearances first, this is a common problem with early VW's also make sure that the points are not closed up, start here.

Mark (mhpautos)

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