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When 1touching the accelerator the gear stick moves up slightly

when you put on the 1st few fractions of the accelerator the gear stick moves forward a bit when in 4th, and when lettin...

1997 Volkswagen Polo 1.9 diesel
Posted: Feb 25, 2009
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Lots of vibrating

my polo is a 1.9 diesel and when the car is ticking over it vibrates the whole car and the sound on the inside is very l...

1997 Volkswagen Polo 1.9cld
Posted: Feb 25, 2009
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N/s front door central locking failure

Drivers door central locking just failed. I can still lock all 4 doors from passenger door. so unit works, but no signal...

2001 Volkswagen Polo 1.4TDI SE
Posted: Feb 21, 2009
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Problem starting when left for half hour

car starts fine in all weather and temps, it drives fine but when left to stand for half hour it wont start engine turns...

1998 Volkswagen Polo 1.9d
Posted: Jan 16, 2009
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Fuel emission warning lamp

Fuel emission warning lamp light comes on while driving. When car stops and then you try to restart car the engine will...

2003 Volkswagen Polo 1.2
Posted: Dec 7, 2008
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A gurgling noise when car is decelerating (not under braking) mainly when in gear

The car sounds normal under steady driving and accelerating but makes a strange type of gargling noise when you lift off...

2002 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 Petrol 60hp
Posted: Nov 11, 2008
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Car Judders/Almost cuts out when starting/initially driving

I'm finding that a lot of the time my car is shaky to start and almost cuts out when it does. I have to really rev it to...

1991 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Oct 8, 2008
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Loosing steering fluid

rack recently refurbed no obvious wet patches, pump area dry,where could fluid be going? any help please...

2003 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 fsi
Posted: Sep 20, 2008
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Car cuts out while driving

Hi, my car looses power while driving then cuts out.this has happened about 7 times in last 5 weeks

2000 Volkswagen Polo 14
Posted: Jul 16, 2008
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Fog light on dashboard

Hi, the fog light appaers on my cars dashboard somtimes when I turn the engine on, or whilst driving. Then the car star...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 14
Posted: Jul 16, 2008
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Exessive oil use

car using hell of a lot of oil but no leaks or blue/white smoke drives ok and pulls fine but just uses around 1.5 litres...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 1.6 gti
Posted: Jul 8, 2008
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Clutch

when trying to put car into gear the clutch struggles changed cable but still the same someone said it could be the gear...

1995 Volkswagen Polo 1.6cl manual
Posted: Jun 28, 2008
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Air coming from throttle housing

when i rev my car there sounds like air is escaping from throttle housing and also the revs dip low for about a second t...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 1.4
Posted: Jun 23, 2008
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Steering rack

Anyone had experience of fixing a steering rack on a Polo? Can they be rebuilt in situ, or is it a a matter of fitting ...

1996 Volkswagen Polo 1.9 Diesel
Posted: Jun 19, 2008
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Want start after car left to cool down

every ime the car cools down it struggles to start. have to keep turning the key so the car turns over to heat up the en...

2000 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 cn
Posted: Jun 18, 2008
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VW Polo doesn't start when wet weather

Hello, My 1994 VW Polo starts OK when the weather is dry, but not at all when the weather is wet. The engine cranks. T...

1994 Volkswagen Polo 1994 1 liter
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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Engine starts but sometimes immediately stalls

Every now and again when I have started the engine the car will immediately stall. This has happened when the weather ha...

1995 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: May 19, 2008
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Wheels squeeling while cornering

I have recently noticed that when I go around islands my wheels are making a squeeling noise. At first I thought I was s...

1996 Volkswagen Polo 1.4 CL
Posted: May 16, 2008
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Petrol smell in car

There is a strong smell of petrol in the car. I didn't notice when I left for work this morning, but after a few miles, ...

1998 Volkswagen Polo
Posted: Apr 28, 2008
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Engine cut out/Exhaust

Since Monday my Polo seems to be occasionally cutting out while standstill in traffic, but while travelling on Wednesday...

1991 Volkswagen Polo 1043 CC
Posted: Apr 25, 2008
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