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1992 16V - idles fine, drives fine. Only when foot of the gas jer

1992 golf 2L 16V - idles fine, drives fine. Only whilst moving and you remove you foot of the gas the car shudders and jerks until you touch the pedal, then its fine.

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Idle air speed control valve(iac),too low idle or driveline problem like play in the drive shafts. if you put it in park and give it to say2500 rpm and let go of the throttle,does it return to 900rpm?if it dips down to 5 or 600 then to 900 the iac is bad.

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