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Vw golf v5

I have now been told it is loose fly wheel and possible worn clutch would this cause a miss fire

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  • arropm Jun 18, 2008

    with regardes to my problem mycar was hit head on at 25 mph my car was parked in 1st gear now back from repair i have a miss fire and a loose flywheel and damaged clucth would you say this is due to the accident as i have owned the car for 6 years and it has not missed a beat and the car has done 200 miles since collection and garage are saying that it is not due to the accident desperate help needed as my last option is to go to insurance ombaldsmen what would you suggest many thanks

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No it wont cause a misfire, misfire is caused by worn uot spark plugs and or plug wires or bad injector, but some golfs have very coming problem with the ignition module going bad causing number 1 cylinder to misfire

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  • fernando arevalo Jun 19, 2008

    ok i don't beleive than this was caused by the accident but what was done to the car at the shop, why do you take it to repair for?

    they might leave somethign loose but i don't know what they did to it, and insurance are very specific always looking for the more minimun excuse not to pay, but if you drove the car to the shop with not driveavility problems you are suposed to get it back in same or better conditions, ask to speak with the manager or owner and exlpain what happend he might be hable to help, but if not, take it to another repair facility for a second opinion, just dont tell them than you been on another place unless you what to say it, but have recheck for a second opinion, and also ask them if they belive the insurance will cover for that.

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