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Cuts out when you push on the gas pedal and then when letting up

On the gas then it starts to come back. It doesnt want to go over 80 and it takes its time getting there. It doesnt have that get up and go. i have had the fuel filter and spark plugs changed.

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  • sstephens64 Mar 26, 2009

    so does that me i need to possibly replace the throttle senor>

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Sounds like the eletronic gas pedel and throttle body are not working properly one of them or both of them are bad. ( If you notice there is no cable going to the throttle body it's all eletronic) All VW's have this and more work with them .

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    johnny wyatt Mar 26, 2009

    It depends on which ones bad you might want to scan the computer for codes. Call VW dealer and ask the service department they should give you more information.

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