Before any work on the car it had power Inn acceleration. After replacing the plugs, wires and cap now it has no acceleration at all. Is it timimg?

Asked by Jan 25, 2017 at 01:41 PM about the 1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet Wolfsburg

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The wires may be new, but they may not work, Make sure you have spark. Remove a plug wire and insert an old spark plug or a spark plug tester into the end of the wire (the plug boot). Place the spark plug on a metal surface on the engine, or ground the spark plug tester to the engine. Then crank the engine to check for a spark. No spark indicates an ignition problem.

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Make sure you did not mix up the spark plug wires.

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