CAR NOT RUNNING PROPERLY

  • Tiny
  • Benjithfc180
  • 1999 Volkswagen Golf
  • 96,418 miles

Hello my vw golf cabriolet stutters on acceleration and popping noises from exhaust can you tell me what problem might be please

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Monday, September 17th, 2012 AT 1:51 PM

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  • hmac300
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Cold be a valve problem, have it scanned for codes and compression checked.

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Monday, September 17th, 2012 AT 2:05 PM
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The usual cause of stuttering / sputtering on acceleration with the
A3 ABA engines is Ignition related.

Any recent rain or car wash?

Check the ignition system, ignition wires, cap & rotor and the Ignition
coil.

Thomas

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Monday, September 17th, 2012 AT 2:40 PM

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