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When ticking over idly sometimes the revs just drop away and the engine cuts out altogether-also sometimes when idle it sonds like the engine is been slightly reved-needle jumps and falls back about 200 revs-a friend told me sounds like the breather-is there such a thing as a breather in a vw golf engine?if not would it be known by another name and could you give me some info about it if possible please?many thanks...

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Check teh engine breather pipes ,they could be cracked or split sucking in air

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