69 bug won't start turns over but smells like gas

Asked by Aug 06, 2017 at 11:29 AM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Look over your fuel lines. It maybe a leak and when you turn the key it may be spilling through the lines.

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Probably flooding. I would check the timing and also check the choke to see if it is working properly.

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