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1996 volkswago jetta lost powe

It lost power and started smoking black suet

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SOURCE: My 2002 jetta lost power

sounds like your piston rings are blown. Best bet is too throw in a used engine.

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SOURCE: 1996 jetta problems.

I had a problem similar and the dealership in Germany said a common problem has to do with the pin wire connector on the starter. It gets hot, then the connector gets loose and shorts. After a time, the car will randomly start or not start (this was my problem). After several weeks at the sucky AAFES mechanics, I had it towed to the dealer who replaced the pin (about 80 euro) and it ran like a top. Try that first. It may save you a lot of $.

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