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I have a 1990 VW Jetta that acts like its.
1990 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
Hi, I have a 1990 VW Jetta that acts like its starving for fule, it sputters out and it stops when I give it enough gas and I get the RPMs up. What could it be?
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 AT 9:09 PM
I'm guessing your car has Digifant Fuel Injected. There should
be 2 fuel pumps, one under the car by the fuel filter and one
inside the fuel tank.
If the one in the tank fails, you can have power / stalling issues.
Faulty ignition components can also cause similar issues.
Checking fuel pressure at the injector rail will not be enough. Both
pumps need to be checked for flow & current draw.
Friday, October 26th, 2012 AT 2:26 PM
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