'74 Super beetle will start but cuts out when aplying throttle

Asked by Nov 18, 2013 at 12:41 PM about the Volkswagen Super Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Installed tune up kit few weeks back(points,plugs,wires,etc)Started cutting out
randomly,but would get going again.Gotten to the point now where starts but give it
throttle and cuts right out.

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fuel delivery problem too high or too low fuel. Vaccum leak, timing might be off.

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