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Starts but wont rev up

My VW 1998 TDI passat has a intermitent fault, VW cannot find it, It will fire but cannot rev up. If you leave for a while it starts straight away.

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  • rickchlst Jul 08, 2008

    My VW runs for a half hour then stalls .I changed the ems and distributor, and still the same problem.

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I had the same problem with my 98 passat but its a 1.8t motor. i had to reflash my throttle body cuz the battery died. stupid design i guess.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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Have you thought to sold your car and buy a better one?

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