1991 JETTA WON'T PULL ITSELF UP A HILL

  • Tiny
  • amyjoseph1
  • 1991 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 109,000 miles

My car runs fine until you try to climb a hill, then it downshifts and won't pull itself.

Friday, November 11th, 2011 AT 1:14 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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  • 68,287 posts

Check to make sure the fuel pressure is within spec. Also, check to see if the catalytic converter is plugged. If the check engine light is on, have the computer scanned to identify trouble codes.

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Friday, November 11th, 2011 AT 2:16 AM

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