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2005 Volkswagen Golf GL 2dr HB Manual

2005 Volkswagen Golf
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door HB, Compact
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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March 23, 2013, 7:51 pm

Asah T

Question: running very poorly, why?

My car was idling poorly and would die at stops, so I replaced the spark plugs, then it wouldnt start and one plug was getting fuel fouled. so I replaced the fuel injector, now it starts but runs very poorly. I have a coolant leak, would that effect the car that much? when its running, about every 2 seconds theres a pop. im thinking its misfiring?

March 26, 2013, 11:53 pm

Richard W
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Coolant leak should not cause a missfire. Inless it's leaking into the cylinder. At this point it will be better for you to have a shop tell you what is wrong and fix it yourself.

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