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  • matthew macpherson May 08, 2013

    went to change the air filters on my mk4 1.0l polo and noticed a split pipe coming from the front of the carb and there was white gunk in there and the main one going to the airbox on top of the rocker. ive cleaned the pipes out and the shuddering stopped (in low revs) but its back again. is there a cheap way to solve this?

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    yadayada May 15, 2013

    Sounds like coolant in the oil

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What pipe do you refer to?

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