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Vw beetle 2001 misfire cyl 2

Hi i have had this prob for some time, beetle misfire on cyl 2,new exh cat,new coil pak,ht leads,lamba sen front,good plugs,still enf lght comes on,slight judder at idle,no power loss tho,been in vw for diognistics,cost me a lot so far,just want fixed now,any ideas anyone ?? many thanks bev ..

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  • natz_196 Dec 30, 2008


    i have the same problem 2001 plate Y reg i have but it is miss firing in cylinder 3, when the mechanic removed it he claimed it had oil in it, hence the reason why it was not making a good connection. he said he put a sealent in it to seal any leaks etc, but did not make much difference just isnt reving itself while in neutrel but making a very loud noise.

    taking it back to a mechanic on monday will let you know how it goes although people keep telling me different things are wrong with it.

  • bevbops Feb 15, 2009

    all very helpful thank you..bev

  • bevbops Feb 18, 2009

    cheers ..will try !!



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Hi am no genius but is your car fuel injected ,if so maybe the injector maybe partly blocked and can cause the miss firing of the cylinder. maybe try some good carby cleaner ,it may help

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