Runs rich on cold start - Volkswagen Forum - VW Forums for Volkwagen enthusiasts


Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-12-2017, 05:23 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 3
Default Runs rich on cold start

Hi, I've got a '87 Vanagon that runs very rich after a cold start, ie, black smoke, and the smell of raw gas. It doesn't last long, thought, maybe a minute or two. Then it leans out. I suppose it's a problem with a sensor or something. Can anyone tell me what the problem might be. Thank you much.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-13-2017, 07:48 AM
Keithuk's Avatar
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Stoke on Trent, England
Posts: 2,030
Default

First posts normally go in introductions else you could get a free fix and we never see you again!!!

Default Welcome to Volkswagen Forum - Rules & Recommendations

It could be a lot of things. You need to get your motor scanned (preferably with VAG-COM\VCDS) for any error codes logged in the ecu and post them, that will save a lot of guessing.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jetta GL - runs rough in cold weather peter89Jetta Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 3 02-11-2012 08:42 PM
HELP...mixture too rich... tcaradonna Volkswagen Golf 0 05-20-2008 11:04 PM
2006 MkV Running Fuel Rich Palerider25 Volkswagen GTi / TDi 0 07-03-2007 11:19 PM
HELP! 2000 jetta runs rich/smokin brakes jim Volkswagen Jetta/Bora 2 02-05-2007 01:31 AM


Tags
cold start, rich, vanagon

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:21 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.