I tried to drive this morning and I almost didn't make it to my destination. Yesterday there was a burning smell, but I thought it might be dry leaves on the manifold or something like that. This morning it was losing power and didn't want to stay in an idle.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Question: My check engine light is on and my car does not want to idle.
Answer #1remptmotors from Rempt Motor Company, November 29, 2011, 11:41Technician
maybe a throttle issue or a load sensor or temp control issue give me a call 253-931-0500
Answer #2lynnwood from Jeff's Auto Repair, December 06, 2011, 11:32Enthusiast
Throttle body issues are very common. It would require communicating with the computer and then manually going in that direction and diagnosing properly.
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