1988 VW FOX Fuel pump and relay doesn´t get any power

Asked by caenza Nov 26, 2011 at 07:17 PM about the 1988 Volkswagen Fox

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I´ve tried replacing the fuel relay didn´t work, bridged the relay socket and the pump starts, but engine doesn´t start, (So the pump works), also i was checking that the fuel gauge doesn´t work, so i checked if there´s power to the pre-pump and there´s no power at all, even if bridge the pump relay. Also check if the ignition was good, but there was not producing spark, replaced the distributor along with module, cap and rotor, and still no luck.

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well i would first take off the fuel filter drain it because it has crap in it then ckeck ALL ur fuses ..if that doesn't solve ur problem then c keck ur grounds there is 6 places were a 1988 fox is grounded then 2 be on the safe side throw in some fuel injector cleaner ..don't be cheap with that or it will eat the ball bearings in ur injectors

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I replaced fuel pump and .fuel filtrer. hose is rotten from the fuel filter expansion tank to the fuel pump . hose is 2 different sizes and has form how can i make one or what ? do you know anything that can help me ? Lisa Its a question not an answer sorry not sure how to use site sorry

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Lisa. Hi. I ve got rid of my 88 vw fox a while ago. But i ve learned a lot from working on it. Can you please elaborate what is the problem. So i can check options. Are we talking about the same car?

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