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I recently got stuck without fuel in my VW Fox 1.3 1992, I…

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Hi, I recently got...

Hi, I recently got stuck without fuel in my VW Fox 1.3 1992 Carburetor, I refueled and the car wouldn't start. I replaced the fuel hoses, fuel filter, fuel pump, fuel container and the fuel relay aswell as sparkplugs and the car just cranks but won't start also I have white smoke blowing out the exhaust.

Mechanic's Assistant: When it comes to this particular vehicle, have flat tires been a problem in the past?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Fox yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'm fixing it myself, everything mentioned above

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That is all

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My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

Check to see if the spark plugs were fouled out with fuel and soaking wet with fuel.If they are then they need to be cleaned and dried and the cylinders blown out to remove excess fuel then try the restart.If this was already tried let me know.

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Thanks Pete

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