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  1. David Dawson

    Fuel pump

    Hi, New member here with basic question.1.0 1993 Polo.has been SORN and now getting back on road .Am I correct in assuming that I should be hearing the fuel pump running when the ignition is on?The engine will run momentarily when easy start applied to air intake and when an egg cup full of fuel is poured in to throttle body.I am there fore assuming a fuel supply problem of some sort.Thanks for any help.
  2. Hello Forum. I need some help with these alloys. Right now I'm driving with the standard 165/65R14 tyres. I brugt these new wheels 185/60R15 will these fit on my Polo 9n from 2003 without any problems? Please I'm in need. Thank you.
  3. I have a few problems on my 1.4 tdi polo, first is when doing a cold start it has a really rough start, when starting when it’s warm it is less rough but still quite rough. I have read it could be sensors, not enough fuel supplied, glow plug. I have checked for error codes and I had a camshaft sensor error but cleared it and it has not popped up since. Also when breaking gently it grips then let’s go and then grips and then let’s go, the break pedal bounces when that happens as well, also how do I fix the rear window heating. Only 3 heating lines work.
  4. I've done an engine swap in my MK2 bready, the engine "works" but I can't seem to run without the choke on (or slight acceleration). I'm running with a piersburg solex pic 7 carb on a new rubber flange with no air leaks. Without choke it will try to run then cough and die even when the engine is warm. Any ideas on how to get this to idle smoothly.
  5. Hello, just wondering if a 1991 face lift model with a 1litre engine have fuel injection or a normally aspirated carburetor. many thanks for helping
  6. Long post, sorry... but a problem i can’t get my head around..! So I am having trouble with the engine running smoothly and driving fine but then after stopping at lights accelleration will be nothing other than a chug at best. First thought of mine and 1st AA man was fuel starvation (it ran out of fuel a week or so before, which is how I found out it reading half a tank actually means empty..! So thought it might be crap come up from the bottom ofthe tank) So change the fuel filter and it runs smoothly again ... for about 10 miles and the same thing happens again at
  7. Hello everyone! I'm having some mysterious issues with my car after the swap. I swapped everything, it has the GTI fuel pump, but still has a rough idle when cold, and poor perfomance even when the engine is at it's operation temp, and it cranks for 3-4, even 5 secs before it starts the engine.It struggles at higher rpms, and has a top speed of 150 km/h instead of 200 km/h. I replaced almost every sensor I could, it's definitely not the lambda sensor, or the crankshadt pos. sensor. Even replaced the coolant temp sensor. I noticed that I have a grey 167 fuel pump relay with 4 legs instead
  8. Hi, I am in the middle of trying to carry out a few repairs to my 94 mk2f coupe. My old fuel tank needed to be replaced due to rust and corrosion and I have encountered a few problems while fitting the new tank. I saw a diagram on here before the same as the one attached but it had a list of what each number means, can somebody please link me to this/post this below? Thanks for your help, Vinny
  9. Anyone have any idea why my 1.1 is not firing. It seems like fuel is not being pulled through as it is pooling in inlet manifold just under the carb. There was suction when I put my hand over the carb. Anyone else had this problem and know the solution.
  10. Hi again. So after chatting on here and trying to solve the problems on starting after refuelling. I’ve got some questions and hope someone can help out!?!! 🙂 So each time I refuel I have problems starting. Sometimes it happens when it’s warm and I’ve turned it off and tried to start again a short time after. Once it does fire up I get a really rich smell with a cloud of light smoke out the back. Someone said it sounds like the pressure regulator. Because I’ve established that the fuel pump is working properly. Any one else had issues like this? Please help. G
  11. Hi my mk2f 1ltr breadvan has a problem . Did not start yesterday so i check battery and it was flat as first i thought i left lights on or radio but i never . So i put in new battery and fired up straight away but i noticed after i switched of ignition off i could still here fuel pump running not sure why so i switched it back on ignition and it stopped. I repeated the on off with ignition and same thing happened fuel pump still running after i turned off the till ignition again . So i assume this is why i had a flat battery as its was still doing its thing after i switch car off and going int
  12. Hi everyone, if anyone could help me diagnose my problem that would be amazing! I'm sure its down to something electrical? I have recently got back hold of the car (off road since'15) I had her firing a few times but running naff (always near enough flooding) so since these things I have changed; spark plugs, battery, replaced 1 HT lead (misfire), dizzy cap, oil sensor, blue and black coolant temp sensors, full service (oil, air & fuel) and also added and exhaust system. I have also added a gasket to the throttle body which was missing and fixed the one which sits between this and the car
  13. Fitted a new tank, about three months after removing the old one, and losing the scribbled diagrams of where the pipes and connections go. I have a long, long, clear plastic pipe running down from the filler neck area, and can't for the life of me remember where it's supposed to go? Can't see any missing connections. Trying to get the vent pipe on in the falling snow was fun too - pour on boiling water, move the pipe 1mm along, then it gets cold and goes rock solid again...!
  14. Hi All, I've converted my Mk2f to a 6n2 1.6 16v ARC engine, Therefore I have changed the fuel pump to a 3 bar pump. So my question is is there away to do away with the lift pump, make it so the external pump will just suck the fuel threw it or is there no need because it wont restrict the flow? I'm pretty sure I've seen a thread before talking about how to make the lift pump redundant or so the external pump will just pull it threw.. But can't seem to find it.. Cheers for any help in advance..
  15. So.. I openly admit I know next to feck all about wiring.. anything else I’m sound with. Anyways, today I wired my facet fuel pump into relay 24. Question is will it work or is it just plain retarded ? Unfortunately I couldn’t save myself the embarrassment of pure failure as I don’t have a battery to try so here I am. All criticism welcome but if it is mass failure some pointer would be good too. Thanks in advance people
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