73 Vw super beetle won't start and shoots Smoke from Carb please help

Steven McGlasson

Asked by Mar 22, 2015 at 09:47 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently replaced the generator out of my
73 super beetle and cleaned the Carb but
now when I go to start it acts like it wants to
take off but shoots smoke out of the Carb
any ideas

1 Answer

Toby Estrada

I had the same problem and was told it could be a bad carburetor or my timing was off, haven't checked yet . also you could call up jbugs California pacific or look them up online. they are very helpful. hope this helps you out

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