Fits 4-cylinder Bosch vacuum-advance and centrifugal-advance-only distributors with 1-piece, right-pivoting points. If valve does not operate properly, check for power at connector with engine running. Frequency valve should operate, making a buzzing noise. Dwell meter should indicate 45-65. Locate electronic control unit and press locking tabs back to disconnect connector. We've put a ton of time and parts into this to get it where it is.
Could likely use an alignment. Level should be higher with switch closed, and lower with switch open. Loosen line pressure regulator nut. Sometimes it is also known as the Volkswagen Golf. After about 5 minutes, pressure should rise to indicated level. We're here to help you find that perfect Distributor for your Volkswagen Rabbit. At room temperature, valve should be slightly open.
The floors are great and all of the exterior body is great, which is likely due to the repaint at whatever point in its life. If piston is scored or damaged, fuel distributor must be replaced. On models without hot start pulse relay, test lamp will light for several seconds, then go out. The top has been patched in a couple of areas. Sorry, w e don't have ignition kits to fit early Bosch distributors with the large distributor cap.
If lines are clear, system pressure regulator must be adjusted. The Hot-Spark electronic ignition conversion kit delivers a strong spark every time and is maintenance-free. If not, loosen center screw and align plate with 0. Release plate slowly, lever and control piston should follow. Keep in mind to disconnect the battery first when you do this.
Readings should be higher at idle or wide open throttle. In an age of high gas prices, frugal drivers are taking an interest in the Volkswagen Rabbit and buying top quality auto parts. Some early cars made do without a lift pump in the tank, and instead had a fuel outlet at the bottom of the tank that directly fed the high pressure pump. Dad lives on a gravel road and that is when you notice it the most. With the dwindling sales of the Volkswagen Beetle, the introduction of the Volkswagen Rabbit marked the timely reentry of the German automaker among the top vehicle choices.
The car was repainted at some point in its life. Please compare the points in your Bosch distributor to the photo of points below: Determine whether your Bosch distributor has single-piece points, as early pre-1968 or so Bosch distributors typically have 2-piece points. Compare amounts of fuel in measuring containers. Place pressure gauge as low as possible in engine compartment, then open and close valve 5 times to bleed gauge. Readings should drop to less than 15.
Raise system pressure by adding shims; lower pressure by removing shims. Ideal for HotSpark ignition kits or for use with points. Disconnect oxygen sensor and observe meter needle should not fluctuate. If not, bend spring clip to correct, or reposition stop pin tap lightly with punch. Application: Ideal for HotSpark ignition kits or for use with points. Hold small nut at hose and loosen larger valve nut. Place valve in a container.
Clunking in the front end over bigger bumps. For 12V negative ground electrical systems only. Requires vacuum source from carburetor or throttle body. No cancellation allowed once order is placed. Frequency valve should have 2-3 ohms resistance.