Have a 90 golf gti 1.8 & car was running fine till one day it quits on me. engine turn over but, wont start. replaced the whole distributor with a new one & still wouldn't start. another mechanic told me that there's no electric going to spark plug. thank you, ed
engine will turn over but, it wont start! on 1990 Volkswagen GTI
by viper1 in Las Vegas, NV on May 10, 2011
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ANSWER by Visitor , May 10, 2011
check for 3 things: spark at the plugs, fuel, and compression.
COMMENT by Visitor , May 10, 2011
No spark coming out on spark plug cable. has gas. and, what do you mean by compression? I hope you're not asking for engine compression coz as you know engine wont start! thank you