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After start, eng. shakes at idle. 2001 VW Jetta

After start, eng. shakes at idle. Sometimes have to rev eng. to keep from stalling. When revved smell of gasoline inside car. Changed spark plugs, and performed major tune-up as descibed in vw maint. manual. Found no problems there but car continues to shake.

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  • richwhit83 Jul 21, 2009

    2.0 liter gasoline eng.

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If it has a 1.8 coils are bad but check mass air meter and throttle as well

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  • paul campbell Jul 21, 2009

    the coil pack could be bad the only other ignition issue would be straight groun the coil thats a vw fix it is the tan wire check to see if injectors are working

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