Perform the engine tune-up in the order presented here to obtain optimum engine performance.
- Battery service
- Compression check
- Electrical and mechanical checks
- Air cleaner and fuel filter service
- Fan belt deflection check
- Spark plug service
- Point adjustment and ignition timing
- Carburetor or fuel injection adjustment
- Valve clearance adjustment
- Throttle regulator adjustment
With these steps accomplished, the Volkswagen engine will have been given a very thorough tuning. If, after tuning, the engine should still not perform up to par, consult Section 4 .