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My car was suffering from a bad coil pack, in the morning it would misfire when it was humid. I change the spark plug, cable and coil pack. The misfire have gone away, but I notice that while driving at around 80 mph or greater am getting in 4k rpm. Is this normal or is my car running a little bit more stressed?

Car info: Jetta 2004 2.0L
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Sounds normal to me for a 2.0, as long as its a manual. That's what my New Beetle always ran at.

Mine: 20th AE GTI, BMP, 133k, 3" Turbo back, Stage 2 Unitronic
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thats right... 2.0 has such low hp needs to be kept at high rpm to move haha. but yes normally going 70mph my 2.0 will be around 3300

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My 2001 2.0 manual was the same.

At 80 mph, and 1/2 tank of gas, all the needles pointed straight up......

4000 rpm, 80 mph, 190 coolant temp, 1/2 tank of fuel.
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I cruise at 60km/h in 3rd at 3k rpm
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yes that is okay around 75mph u shld b at around 3200rpm
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my 2.0 loves the higher RPM range so i keep her happy
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