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hello ive got a problem my golf 1.4 16v petrol year 2000when it reaches 2700 revs it cuts out and restarts like I basicly turned the ignition off and on again althought no other elictrical part of the car goes off stationary or driving it makes no differenceif im driveing along at 2700 revs just before it cuts out and drop a gear it lets me go past 2700 thus i can wind my way throught the gears past 3000 revs as soon as i slow down around 3000-2700 revs it cuts bk to doing the same on off on offthe radio-lights-windscreen wipers don't slow/shut off while this occurs and nor does anything elseoccasional when this random cutting out /restarting happens the oil light-pump stops working /light comes on and the rev counter stops working so i have to pull over and restart the car.its just passed a MOT with no faults and wonderfully for me the fault didn't happen that day ....ive changes plugs wires checked fuel pump-air pressure and i cant find anything pls could you give me some hints etc of what might be the issue
check pvc valve .crank engine remove pvc .engine going run rough few seconds take finger feel for vacuum.if you feel suction its working .feel no vacuum .replace pvc valve .and vacuum hose .going to it.if all is good .you have oil control rings problem and leaking valve seals and guide
i would start by cleaning out the throttle body. they collect soot and not have to be a lot either for it to mess up the idle speed, i had trhis on mine soon as i dipped the clutch to slow down the rpm dropped to about 400 to stall, i cleaned throttle body out ( taking air intake off and wipe round inside and the butterfly will be enough) and now it idles and the rpm dont drop below 900
I HAVE THE EXACT PROBLEM!!! OK.. SO FINALLY AFTER A MONTH OF TRIAL AN ERROR.. I REPLACED THE COOLANT TEMP. SENSOR AND SERIOUSLY.. ALLLLL THE PROBLEMS WENT AWAY AND MY SYMPTOMS WERE IDENTICAL TO ALL 3 OF THE PEOPLE REPORTING THIS SAME PROB. ITS A $7.00 PART SO GRAB IT AND CHANGE IT.. IT IS VERY EASY TO SWITCH OUT AND I BET YOUR CAR RUNS AWESOME AGAIN :) GOODLUCK!! -MANDEY