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    Thread: First time owner help! I am desperate!

    1. Semi-n00b
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      Sep 26th, 2012
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      Sleepy Hollow, Il
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      1984 VW Jetta Gli
      09-29-2012 08:41 PM #1
      So I received a free jetta (surprising right ) anyway things are going a little less than stellar

      Here what I have. Bone stock 1984 Jetta GLI 1.8 8v

      Car runs and drives but...

      NO FUEL FROM #2 Cylinder.

      Cracked the lines while running and got a noticeable miss and fuel leaking from all of them except the one for Cyl. 2 I have been trying to track down this miss for a while now and this is stating to get me quite angry. ANY IDEAS?!?

      Why is only that cylinder not getting fuel (nada no fuel from distributor)

      Can i save my existing CIS fuel distributor?

      please help (I have 4 other CIS systems that were included with my car but i am nowhere near that bold yet)

    2. Member
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      Nov 24th, 2003
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      Bellingham, WA
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      81 caddy; original owner; 335,000 mi
      10-04-2012 02:39 PM #2
      remove the fuel lines at the fuel distributer. There is a tiny plastic screen in the dist. Remove & clean w/FI cleaner. If that doesn't work, you will need a new fuel distributor

      Tom

    3. Member 99wolfsedition's Avatar
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      Jan 21st, 2007
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      Spokane Valley Wa
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      1987 VW Cabby Wolfsburg, 2009 Jetta Wolfsburg
      10-10-2012 04:09 PM #3
      Where is this screen? inside the fuel dist. ?
      Ill take my top off, if you take yours off.
      You dont have a Bentley manual? that is what is wrong with your dub!
      Just got my mk3 and cant find the radiator cap! where in the world do we add coolant? Said by every New Dubber Ever

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