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Help - Golf 3 VR6

Discussion in 'Golf' started by chad fortune1982, 9 May 2013.

  1. chad fortune1982

    chad fortune1982 Wrench Pro

    Messages:
    27
    From:
    JOHANNESBURG GAUTENG
    Car:
    GOLF3 VR6
    hi guys,

    i need some help please i got a Vr6 golf 3, when the car is idleing it feels like to wants to switch off the ref counter goes up and down, im not sure could this be the air flow meter doing this or the fuel pump, bcoz some days its fine for a day or 2 then it starts again

    any help will do

    thank you
     
    Last edited: 9 May 2013
  2. pgarner

    pgarner TC ModFather Moderator

    Messages:
    16,522
    From:
    Lockerbie, SW Scotland
    Car:
    Octy smoke machine
    Re: VW Golf VR6

    could be the idle control valve, dirty throttle body, split vac line or as you say the airflow meter.

    cleaning the ICV TB and MAF can all be done with carb cleaner however the MAF might not like it for long
     
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  3. davalav

    davalav Moderator

    Messages:
    3,617
    From:
    Essex, England
    Car:
    Mini Cooper S R56
    Re: VW Golf VR6

    Please do not hijack other peoples threads. I have replied to your posted thread. Please do have some patience, bare in mind we all work! :)
     
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  4. chad fortune1982

    chad fortune1982 Wrench Pro

    Messages:
    27
    From:
    JOHANNESBURG GAUTENG
    Car:
    GOLF3 VR6
    Re: VW Golf VR6

    thanks for the reply did not mean to step on any bodys feet im still new at this

    thanks for the advise
     
  5. T9 man

    T9 man TC Pro Founder Moderator

    Messages:
    20,370
    From:
    London, UK
    Car:
    Saab 9-3SS T9
    I have moved this thread from the Introduction forum to a more suitable place.
     
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