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Date:         Tue, 21 Sep 2004 17:07:54 -0500
Reply-To:     VWNut Hawk <vwnut@HAWKCOMPUTING.COM>
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From:         VWNut Hawk <vwnut@HAWKCOMPUTING.COM>
Subject:      Re: No spark, no start 88
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Yeah! I found it! There was a corroded coupler. Behind the air filter. I started cleaning all the contacts. I will be smearing dielectric grease all over them. Thanks.

>>> Malcolm Stebbins <> 9/21/04 4:19:49 PM >>> Tonight crank it over and look for sparks arching/shorting. From what you've said, sounds like a bad distributor cap and/or rotor (if all else is OK). Could be your ECU => bad news. M

--- VWNut Hawk <vwnut@HAWKCOMPUTING.COM> wrote:

> My wife took off for work and got 4 miles. > The van won't start at all. > I had it towed back. > The fuel pump is pumping. The relays are clicking. > The engine turns over. > The coil is not open nor shorted out. > I am not getting any spark. > Just cleaned the ground contacts, they needed it. No help. > I haven't checked the Bentley yet for the troubleshooting charts. >

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