We have a 73 Super Beetle that will start and run through its warm up and when it gets to its idle will stop. Any idea what to check first? Already cleaned the carburator


Asked by May 21, 2013 at 09:38 AM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have also adjusted the throttle to both extremes. Haven't been able to drive it for awhile so it has bee sitting in a garage

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Tom Demyan

How old is the gas, you might have water in it.

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Atleast a year if not more. How do you go about gettting it out and replacing?

Tom Demyan

You can try some bottles of water treatment/remover for gas, "Heet" and "STP" have products that do this. This is sold at any local auto parts store or can even be found at Walmart. Read the instructions on the bottle as to how much gas it treats and when to add fresh new gasoline.

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