Question about 1996 Volkswagen GTI
Vw 1.8 cuts out when slowing down revs suddenly drops
Check out the rubber/metal flange that joins the carburettor to its manifold. Wait while the engine is cold. Then check if the carburettor moves . Do this by taking hold of the carburettor and moving it a little side to side. The rubber mounts are known to perish after a time and this can cause air to be sucked in through the cracked flange rubber and in turn causing the engine to drop revs. The flanges are a replacement part and not too expensive so its a relativley easy fix if this is the problem.
Posted on Sep 16, 2008
Clean the idle stabilizer with some carb cleaner and check it's electrical connections
Posted on Sep 19, 2008
Possible alternator issue.. i'd check that out first
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
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