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  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:35 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
bad coil
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:18 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
I thought that might be the case. That could be your problem right there.

Mark

It looks like some of the wiring is a little hacked. What is the thin black wire that goes up to a screw on the fir ...
  Topic: Post Photos of the REAR of your Van!
Oettingerdiesel

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: Post Photos of the REAR of your Van!
nice vans
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 4:58 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
It looks like some of the wiring is a little hacked. What is the thin black wire that goes up to a screw on the firewall?

Mark

I asked the PO , he mentioned he grounded that wire to firewall com ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:49 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
just out of curiosity. If i put my hand over the airbox inlet opening to cut off airflow. nothing happens it keeps running. Where the heck could it get that much air from?
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
well the verdict is in. Nothing i have done has fixed the problem.

It seems worse now actually.

Swapped in a fresh fuel filter. and also disconnected j pipe on exhaust to bypass possible clogged ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:42 am   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
So spent the entire morning on the bus. I installed new "fitting" air filter , new O2 sensor Bosch ( that was always bypassed since ive had the bus. ) and welded a small hole in the exhaust ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
sorry for the delay guys. i know how frustrating it is to not hear back from someone you are trying to help.

Spend the entire day off today on the bus. I checked every wire in the engine compartmen ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:09 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
If you immediately start driving when the engine is stone cold, do you get normal or nearly normal throttle response? The answer to this will give an important clue.

In any case, you need to remov ...
  Topic: Wall of shame
Oettingerdiesel

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:26 pm   Subject: Wall of shame
this abortion was unfolding right here before our very eyes. Mad
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3304/4626874752_57c246cb9a.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3414/4626271815_e8c0f25680.jpg
http:// ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: No Power when reaching operating temperature
What if i just delete the entire green wire with the tab termination in the above picture Im assuming the signal wire for the o2? to rule out the self grounding issue. I had a local vw mechanic check ...
  Topic: No Power when reaching operating temperature
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 25
Views: 2904

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:41 am   Subject: No Power when reaching operating temperature
My 91 stock vanagon is having some trouble any advise would be helpful.

When I start my van it immediately starts if I let it idle in the driveway its fine however once I start driving it say 5-8 m ...
  Topic: Poor T3 Bus!
Oettingerdiesel

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Views: 1120

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:38 am   Subject: Poor T3 Bus!
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAC-2ttHCyk[/youtube]
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:51 pm   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Sorry rsxsr, I was about to post come get the #%$#%!??!?#%$^
I spent five minutes just starring at the engine bay sipping a cold Warsteiner brewski cussing yelling i think i even dented the rear bum ...
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:53 pm   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
well just dropped a 100 buxs on a new fuel pressure regulator. that didnt do it either
the bus is going to the scrap yard im fed up!
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:24 am   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
It seems to work all dims are the same just don't know what the pre-sets are on it
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:51 pm   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
swapped out mass air sensor. ran for two minutes really rich. could smell fuel on exhaust then died again. will check fuel pressure im thinking maybe the fuel regulator. if not ecu cant wait for manua ...
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:00 am   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Update:

Bently Manual - Ordered

Fuel Pressure Gauge Kit - Ordered

Got a working Air Flow Meter locally but just realized it may look the same but the part number is different.

This one say ...
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:43 am   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
has anyone ever bypassed the fuel injection system and went back to a straight or double carb system? Im thinking of modifying this any ideas? for a $500 dollar AFM I can get a real nice set of dua ...
  Topic: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
Oettingerdiesel

Replies: 80
Views: 6998

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:26 am   Subject: Need help , Mechanic Stumped
i dont know bout you guys but i hate when you read posts that dont lead to a resolution.

At this point:

4x new fuel injectors
4x new spark plugs
1x new air filter
1x new air temp 2 sensor
By ...
 
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