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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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April 12, 2010, 7:49 pm

Julie D
 

Question: WHY IS THE REEVE ITS UP?

WHEN YOU DRIVE IT AND PUT IN A PARK ITS REVING UP AND DOWN


April 13, 2010, 6:36 pm

Elizabeth K
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If the engine has a rolling idle (there are no problems when cruising or accelerating), it is usually caused by a rolling idle. Here's a link with some info about vacuum leaks:
http://www.ehow.com/facts_5072548_symptoms-vacuum-leak-car.html

If you are having a problem that also occurs while your foot is on the gas pedal, that could be caused by a problem in the fuel injection/feedback system. That is a little more complicated and should be inspected by a technician.




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April 14, 2010, 4:43 pm

Julie D
 

That link was very helpful and our car suffers from everyone of those problems. Where would be the most common place to start looking for a vacuum leak?


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July 18, 2010, 3:27 pm

Elizabeth K
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Sorry for the delay in responding. Here is a link on vacuum leaks:
http://www.aa1car.com/library/vacleak.htm


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