Losing power

Asked by Sep 25, 2017 at 12:45 AM about the 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GL Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What would cause my car to lose power and
die from gear to gear all 5 years

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Low fuel pressure would be my first guess, possible plugged filter or a fuel pump going bad, then you can have sensor misreads that confuse the computer so it doesn't know where to set IAC to make it hold during shift points. Live data scanning could show you that. HTH

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