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Re: vw golf stalls at lights and roundabouts
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.
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check the two main fuses near the battery , take them out, spray contact spray inside & light sand the fuse legs before fitting. also check the ground wire is connected well. Other than that could possibly be map or maf sensor ( same part some call it map some maf) but my bet would be the fuses and or connection
hello ive got a problem my golf 1.4 16v petrol year 2000when it reaches 2700 revs it cuts out and restarts like I basicly turned the ignition off and on again althought no other elictrical part of the car goes off stationary or driving it makes no differenceif im driveing along at 2700 revs just before it cuts out and drop a gear it lets me go past 2700 thus i can wind my way throught the gears past 3000 revs as soon as i slow down around 3000-2700 revs it cuts bk to doing the same on off on offthe radio-lights-windscreen wipers don't slow/shut off while this occurs and nor does anything elseoccasional when this random cutting out /restarting happens the oil light-pump stops working /light comes on and the rev counter stops working so i have to pull over and restart the car.its just passed a MOT with no faults and wonderfully for me the fault didn't happen that day ....ive changes plugs wires checked fuel pump-air pressure and i cant find anything pls could you give me some hints etc of what might be the issue
i would start by cleaning out the throttle body. they collect soot and not have to be a lot either for it to mess up the idle speed, i had trhis on mine soon as i dipped the clutch to slow down the rpm dropped to about 400 to stall, i cleaned throttle body out ( taking air intake off and wipe round inside and the butterfly will be enough) and now it idles and the rpm dont drop below 900
everywhere i look loads of gti's are cuttin out. mine did.it would cut out for no reason and the dashboard lights would come on. changed dizzy n no joy so i found out that if i replaced my relay fuse(number 31 on ure fuses) it stopped cutting out. i got my part from vw dealer and costs £13! its never ever cut out since and that was at least 6 months ago. hope this helps.