1973 volkswagen beetle starts normally but stops in about a minute, wait 5 minutes or so and it starts runs for about a minute then stops over and over again repeatedly.

Asked by Jul 03, 2016 at 04:12 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1973 volkswagen beetle starts normally but stops in about a minute, wait 5
minutes or so and it starts runs for about a minute then stops over and over
again repeatedly.

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at least change the fuel filter...is ok and pressure ok...float might be low..

Best Answer

Thanks much, I think it was the fuel filter cuz it's running now. I appreciate your help. You know 2 regular mechanics were stumped. Phil

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