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prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:21 pm   Subject: starts fine won't idle
been looking on wrong end of the vehicle took mechanic 2 hours to find
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:37 pm   Subject: fixed the doka
power brake assist vacuum hose came off. Yes it was avery big vacuum leak
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:39 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
No progress ecu,idle stabalizer,idle module all replaced starts revs to 3000 and dies. still no vibration with key on at the idle stabilzer and no power to any of the wires attaching to the idle modul ...
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:21 pm   Subject: starts fine won't idle
Van Cafe best rebuilt price $229 exchange coming thursday. Will post if fixed or not.
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:01 pm   Subject: ecu not switching to ground any home mechanic fixes?
If continuity is not present, check for continuity between terminal No. 85 of fuel pump relay and terminal No. 3 of ECU connector. If continuity is present, circuit is okay but ECU is not switching to ...
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:15 pm   Subject: no power to the idle control module ignition switch on
therefore no power to idle control valve ie no vibration. have checked all grounds twice.
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 6:31 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
Stabilizer coming Tuesday. Shouldn't I get some current when I test wires that plug into the stabilizer?
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:31 pm   Subject: starts fine won't idle
Back to square one I have no live wires zip zero connecting to idle stabilizer/control module that's eight connections. Anybody know what my next step should be on this 88 vanagon motor. Engine will s ...
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:53 pm   Subject: starts fine won't idle
OK that's the answer when 12 volt directly hooked from battery I get nothing no actuation at all Thanks a guy on samba gotem used for $20...Let you know what happens next week. Thank you
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:25 pm   Subject: starts fine won't idle
To Bass and Wild Air leaks checked and some lines replaced better throttle control gained however can attain 1200 to 4000 rpm but can't get idle. I had read in older thread that with the ignition on, ...
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:03 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
Ok hoping your right the other options are expensive.
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:27 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
did you just hit yours when you had problem? sprayed carb cleaner already
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:14 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
idle control valve doesn't vibrate but also no electrical power to the switch will try to follow wire and maybe find bad ground?? very difficult to follow. can I create a new source of power off air m ...
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:56 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
reconnected air flow mass conn twice no go
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:42 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
I'll check i did undo and replace alot of connections i'll try again thanks
  Topic: starts fine won't idle
prpent

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:08 am   Subject: starts fine won't idle
any starting point would be helpful for my 86 vanagon
 
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