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Hi all newb to golfs I'm having an issue I hope someone can help me with

When I start the car it idles fine but as soon as I try lift the revs the engine cuts out :s

It's a 99 1.4 16 v

Any help would be appriceated
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How many miles on the car? When was the last time you changed the fuel and air filter?

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Sounds like the MAF or vac leak


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Check the air intake hose for any rips or tears. Make sure it's seated properly.
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Hi guys thanks for you advice I will have a look tomorrow and update every1
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