I have a 2000 VW Jetta. The engine light came on the other day, when I am at the light the rpms goes down and acts like it wants to die, but then they come back up

Asked by Aug 28, 2013 at 10:02 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 VW Jetta.  The engine light came on the other day, when I am at the light the rpms goes down and acts like it wants to die, but then they come back up.  Today I was driving down the road and the engine turned off and the check engine light and battery light came on.  What could the  problem be.

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get your trouble codes read from an auto parts store or read them yourself with a little handheld goodie for under twenty bucks~

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diagnose first, maybe your throtle position sensor is worn out. try to check also the airflow sensor.

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