I have a 74 vo, when i first start it, it runs fine but when i shut it off it will not restart, also when riding around slow it bogs a little, have adjusted the carb, with the spec of air an fuel flo

Asked by May 07, 2013 at 11:53 AM about the 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Sounds like it needs some more adjustment and tweaks, maybe it;s time to rebuild the carb?


Sounds like the accelerator pump isn't squirting enough gas down the throat. Pump the gas a couple of times at start up. -- Pull the plugs to see how rich your fuel ratio is at slow speeds.

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