Mechanics

LOOSING POWER

2000 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine Performance problem
2000 Volkswagen Jetta 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 356000 miles

my jetta is loosing power going up hills, is seem to have a hard time going from overdrive to drive, but all in all it just seems to be starving for power
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Spruce
July 22, 2010.



Lack of acceleration, chugging, hesitating, bogging etc. Could be caused by one of the following below: Possibilities: Inspect and test all the following listed below: Oxygen sensor.
Catalytic converter.
Fuel injectors dirty/sticking.
Mass airflow sensor/Airflow meter.
Throttle position sensor.
Crankshaft position sensor
Knock sensor
Manifold absolute pressure sensor.
EGR Valve
Fuel pressure regulator leaking or defective fuel pump.
False air leakage.
Fuel contamination.
Foul/defective spark plugs.
Open spark plug wires.
Ignition coil/Coil packs defective.
Incorrect ignition timing.
Cap and rotor.

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it.

Rasmataz
Jul 23, 2010.