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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2dr HB Manual

2004 Volkswagen Golf
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door HB, Compact
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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November 3, 2012, 2:20 am


Question: why does my polo play stall

hi hope all is good
I have a 1.4 polo playa 2001 model, i replace the 1.4 cranck with a 1.8 cranck and 1.8 pistons, so the rest of the engin is still 1.4.
the car stalls as if there no petrol in it and it runs lean. i replace the petrol pump in the tank and the petrol pump relay, but still the problem remains.
what do u think is the problem?
help me plz

November 9, 2012, 4:36 pm

Ron W
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You'll need a shop to look at it.

If you have changed the pistons and crankshaft, you changed the compression ratio so your computer and fuel trim may be off. And that may not be easily fixable.

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