i have a 1968 Bug...it back fired and now wont start. Gas to carp is good. Sprayed starter fluid. Have not checked spark. Going to tomorrow. Could it be jets or rings? d

Asked by Nov 30, 2016 at 10:11 PM about the 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback

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Back fired and now it wont start.

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If you used starter fluid and it didn't even hit once the chances are high that you don't have any spark, backfiring can be caused by a failing condenser, so replace the points and condenser and then check for spark.

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