I'M NOT SURE IF IT'S A PETROL FILTER OF PETROL PUMP?

  • Tiny
  • Themba Khumalo
  • 2002 Volkswagen Golf
  • 169,000 miles

Good Day

My name is Themba
I'm driving VW GOLF 4 2.0 and I’m experiencing difficulty with the car when I start it, it will ideas for 15 minutes and switches off and when I drive it will go for 2-3km and switch off again what might be the problem. Please assist
assist

Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 10:00 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

When you say switch off-do you mean it dies out-be specific of the problem

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 11:23 AM
  • Tiny
  • Themba Khumalo
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It dies out and takes 15-30
minutes to start again

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 11:28 AM
  • Tiny
  • Themba Khumalo
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I also bought a new battery.

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 12:03 PM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Is this petrol or diesel?

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 12:17 PM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Sorry that last reply ended up on a wrong post somehow.

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 12:18 PM
  • Tiny
  • Themba Khumalo
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The car is petrol.

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 12:36 PM
  • Tiny
  • Themba Khumalo
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This happened after replacing my front brake paid.

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 12:47 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Check the fuel pressure with a gauge if its within specs-fuel pump could be failing-start here

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Monday, August 6th, 2012 AT 6:17 PM

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