1971 VOLKSWAGEN VAN ENGINE STALLS WHEN I ACCELERATE

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Engine Performance problem
1971 Volkswagen Van 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 95000 miles

I have a 71 Buss.
Today driving up the road the engine stalled.
It starts right back up but stalls when I accelerate.
Fuel filter looks like it's clean.

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Thursday, October 15th, 2009 AT 12:28 PM

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Check fuel pressure is filter full of fuel? Can you slowly accelerate? Check spark see if it is blue/white check the points gap

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Friday, October 16th, 2009 AT 3:10 PM
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Thanks, it turns out that the pin for the fuel pump arm snapped.

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Friday, October 16th, 2009 AT 3:22 PM
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That would do it glad you got it sloved

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Friday, October 16th, 2009 AT 3:25 PM

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