Engine keeps stalling
2000 Volkswagen Polo

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charlielou86
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Dec 10, 2007 (13 years ago)
My engine keeps cutting out and the car dies when I stop the car or when I have slowed down into first gear and apply pressure on the brake. I had the battery tested last week but thats all fine. Could it be the idle or cambelt? Please help, its a right pain!!!

Car details
Car: Volkswagen Polo
Model Year: 2000
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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mr suzuki
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694 points

Dec 13, 2007 (13 years ago)
sounds like cloging of inlet manifold happens more when slow round town driving. spraying of cat friendly intake/injection cleaner may fix it or a "forte" fuel cleaner and a good thrash.

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