why wont my vw 1972 beetle start

Asked by Aug 01, 2017 at 01:57 PM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

carberator is clean . new coil , new plugs points and condenser and I get spark to plugs . engine timing is set. gaps is set on points 0.40 and  plugs 0.025. checked the fuel pump both sides .

2 Answers


I would double check the timing and if you have a dwell meter also check the point dwell.


Is your choke adjusted properly? No vacuum leaks?

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