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I have a Volkswagen polo 1.0 2000 and sometimes the epc and abs light comes on but not all the time and not always together. Every few weeks my car feels very sluggish and judders when pulling of. The revs keep dropping when stationary and when first pulling of I have had my spark plugs and leads changed and a new air filter put in could anyone help as I'm lost on what could be causing the sluggishness.

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When this occurs have the system scanned by a dealer to see what component is causing the issue.

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SOURCE: Sluggish performance and engine light - added new plugs and oil

You need to check for engine codes to see what is wrong. Bring it to a parts store for a free scan for codes. The check engine light indicates a problem, probably the emissions system, which is causing the poor performance. The parts store will plug a hand held scan tool into the cars diagnostic port (usually located under the dash) and 'read' any codes stored in the cars computer. They can them tell you what code #'s come up, what they mean, and how to correct the problem. If you have any questions after that, post them here w/ the code #;s for further help.

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SOURCE: distributor cap and spark plug leads order/layout?

The firing order is 1342. The cylinders are numbered from left to right 1234. Depending on wether it is a 16 valve engine, the distributor cap lead number one position is at the front on the left, if its a normal 8 valve engine , the distributor cap lead number one is at the front pointing straight at the front. So, moving anti clockwise, the next lead will be number 3, then 4 , then 2.

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SOURCE: 2004 Ford Expedition sluggish idle

these vehicles do have problem with Idle Air Control Valve, this component is controling your idle speed. it's very easy to replace.
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SOURCE: 54 plate 1.2 vw polo juddering when idle

100% sure it shows one of your cylinder compression is weak, please do a compression test to isolate the problem and get the head/pistons checked . This is a known problem with VW/Skoda 1.2 3 cylinder mills..

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