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Vw caddy 1.9 sdi r reg does not rev up

Vehicle does not rev up but revs increase to a slightly high idle speed, glow plug light is flashing. Any idea of possible fault?

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  • michaelgotha Nov 19, 2008

    i've got a 'v' reg vw caddy van 1.9 sdi (non turbo),the engine isn't responding when the accelerator is pressed but the engine idles higher then normal,occasionly when the engine is restarted the accelerator works but then stops working after a minute or so.i've been told it something to do with a cut out on the fuel pump,any ideas how this could be remidied?

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    I have the same problem . I have replaced injection pump and trottle pot meter on pedal made no difference anybody out their can help

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Check the turbo pipes for internal splitting , this will block air flowing through to the engine. Also check if a catalitic convertor is fitted , this could be blocked.

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