2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

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2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by MJ 2l 8v » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm

Good Day People,

I'm new to the mk1 golf family.
I recently bought me a 2l 8v with a dictator management. (my first car)

I serviced my car Saturday past, and now it doesn't want to drive.
all i did was change the spark plugs, petrol filter, and oil. (oil filter was a struggle to take off so i left it on because my old spark plug was not in a bad condition)

I had a friend of mine look at the car, but couldn't determine why the car is unable to drive.
The car starts up and idle but then dies after a few minutes.

I'm thinking it could be one of two things or both. My 3 pin coil or my dictator management.

can anyone please assist?
I wouldn't want to take it to be tuned and than that's not the problem.

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MJ 2l 8v.
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Re: 2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by THANAS » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm

MJ 2l 8v wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm
(oil filter was a struggle to take off so i left it on because my old spark plug was not in a bad condition)
Hmmm...
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Re: 2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by Unobeat » Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:30 pm

THANAS wrote:
MJ 2l 8v wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm
(oil filter was a struggle to take off so i left it on because my old spark plug was not in a bad condition)
Hmmm...
Double Mmmhhh

You need to make a plan bro, remove and change out that Oil filter.

You cannot put in new oil into a motor with old oil filter.

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Re: 2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by Warm caddy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:35 pm

Get yourself the oil filter wrench type, not the belt, get the 3 jaws one, it will take it off
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Post by 8VALVE-zn » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:50 pm

what fuel filter are you using?? As in brand?
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Re: 2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by MJ 2l 8v » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:51 am

Problem sorted.

wires from my coil to my distributor was laying against my fan, so each time I my drove my car the fan was eating away wires.
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Re: 2l 8v not driving after i serviced it.

Post by Unobeat » Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:55 pm

MJ 2l 8v wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:51 am
Problem sorted.

wires from my coil to my distributor was laying against my fan, so each time I my drove my car the fan was eating away wires.
Glad you sorted. :cool:
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panic-mechanic wrote:When I build engines and do stuff like this I do it when there is nobody else around, No distractions, No phone nothing so that you don't forget what you should be doing. It's the little things that make them run right. Anybody can slap a basic bottom end together. that is the easy bit. It's all the little things that makes these builds a success or not.
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