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Hi, My vw beetle 1.6 petrol stops taking the gas when driving and then engine would cut off. Sometimes, it jerks when accelerated as if something is blocked somewhere. The VAG error code is p16725. The car has just had a fuel pump filter changed and fuel pump relay changed. Could you please help re what is causing this problem, what the error code mean and how this problem can be sorted. Many thanks

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How old is the car? Engine code?

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I would check the transmission fluid level. Sounds like the fluid level is low.I hope this helps

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SOURCE: engine light is on ,code P0171, hesitates when start driving

If you have had a bad enough problem with the fuel filter, and it is not the fuel pump I would have to say it is the injectors. If your car is fuel injected there could be dirt in the injectors in which case they will need to be replaced. The problem is you can flush the whole fuel system except for the fuel injectors themselves. Though I am not sure how to check them myself, a mechanic could tell you if this is the problem in minutes. I cant say for sure if this is your problem but I have a 79 corrolla and it is doing the same thing and since I have replaced almost the whole fuel line except for the injectors themselves this is what I am leaning towards. Good luck!

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SOURCE: '99 VW Beetle just recently started jerking...

check ball joint strut mount when you jack up the car you shouldnt be able to lift tire if you can strut mounts are bad and check control arm bushings rear ones on front arms are usually coming apart

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