I have a 84rabbit GTI it stopped starting up any suggestions


Asked by Nov 06, 2013 at 08:14 PM about the 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit 2 Dr GTI Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can I bypass the fuel pump relay?  to chack the relay or I may damage something. Can I check the relay of the car?
The engine cranks but it will not start

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Scott Sr.

I have use a heavy gauge jumper wire a time or two to very the pump on my 86 Jetta. The pump runs a bit harder, but it doesn't hurt for just a minute or two. It's also good to do a pressure check at the fuel distro. but, that requires a bit more equipment. Some folks do a permanent gage install there for convenience. Check the forums. MyFastGTI is a good one.

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