Hi there, have an old citi golf, Problem: Starts fine, runs ok, accelerates to touch immediately, however when driving the car, after a short while it starts jerking and cuts out! Just had full service, replaced the battery, TCI unit, fuel pump, carburator and temp sensor/sensor unit and yet the problem pesists. Not sure if the problem could be electrical, feels like this car has a mind of its own, please advise, many thanks.
When driving the car, after a short while it starts jerking and cuts out! on 1990 Volkswagen Golf
by oliwog in Garnet Valley, PA on March 28, 2013
ANSWER by globalhelper on March 28, 2013
car needs to be ck'd out by a mech as to aleast scope it to determine cause
ANSWER by enhance yourself on March 28, 2013
I agree this needs to be check by a knowledgable tech and test should be done, right now you and the repair person are starting to ring up a hefty parts exchanging bill, gosh all of this work and the vehicle is still doing the same thing, so try a different method, and different person helping you, may need dealership experience or knowledgable tech
ANSWER by autotech53 on March 28, 2013
the ignition coil will loose resistant when she warms up check when cold and then hot.
ANSWER by arturo08 on March 28, 2013
possible ignition issue. review when last tuned. it may be due. you need to change ignition cables so consider upgrade to a performance type(more conductivity) and a lot of times more cost effective than OEM replacements.
ANSWER by a garage for christmas on August 04, 2013
could be maf sensor