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  1. Acceleration Problems

    I'm having problems accelerating in my Jetta. The check engine light is on, and when I step on the throttle after coming to a complete stop, it keeps jerking forward and does not get up to speed quickly. The more gas I give it, the worse it gets. But, once it does get up to speed, it drives...
  2. 98 jetta 2.0 acceleration problems

    Hi, I'm new to this forum. I have a 98 Jetta 2.0 automatic. I was driving normally a few days ago when all of sudden my acceleration died and could not move. I had to get a tow home. These are the things I have done: New MAF Tested fuel pressure regulator. Cleaned out Throttle Body. Verified...
  3. Passat issues all over the board

    My Girlfriend has an 02 Passat GLX. It sat for a while and the battery went dead. The alternator went bad too. There was a security device wired in to the main electrical harness that went bad and kept shutting off the car and drained the battery while the car was off. Had a buddy put in a...
  4. "built" 87 1.8 having acceleration/fuel issues

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    Hi, I have an 87 Golf with a 1.8 SOHC, that had been built about 6 years ago. Im not sure exactly what all they did to it, as I was not the owner then, but I think they did some head work, camshaft, bored, header, etc. The car is really strong, probably pulls 3 times harder than my buddies Jetta...