Weak when idle

Asked by Jun 19, 2017 at 05:27 AM about the 2000 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a vw 2000 jetta and when I turn it on it
sounds weak if I rev it soon as rpm drop they go a
little bit lower then usual the car shakes like if it's
boutta die rpms go back to normal and car stays
on but still sounds weak ....if I leave the car on and
parked for a bit and I accelerate I notice a kinda big
cloud of smoke from exhaust but no more After
that.... no engine or warning lights ..took it to a
mechanic wasn't much help jus suggested maybe
the vacum hose any Idea?plus jus got a oil change
about 3 weeks ago and I checked dip stick n it's dry

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