backfiring also the idle has dropped down to wear the engine will die out when idling.whats wrong.....
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1990 Volkswagen Jetta Question: my vw superbeatle has been losing power little by little and has been backfi
Answer #1pushrod November 14, 2012, 23:15Master
Superbeatle? Jetta? Light on? Jetta I assume, if it is a 1.8L. If CEL is on get it scanned.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (14238 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper November 15, 2012, 06:33Master
seek diag and est
Answer #3ziptie12 November 15, 2012, 07:47Master
What is your diagnostic skill level? Could be ignition or valve timing , or something as simple as faulty plug wires.Distributor cap/rotor , Etc. , Best bet is to find a shop with older techs that are familiar with VWs of that ERA.----It's only 3 years away from being considered an antique.
Replypushrod, November 15, 2012, 08:03Master
Replyziptie12, November 15, 2012, 09:41Master
Don't go there!!!...
Replypushrod, November 15, 2012, 14:12Master
Got to, you ain't but about 6 years behind me! Oh, i guess we are even now.
So keep your ol rubber check. We might as well use this space up with our own bs.
Guess we answered the question.