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Old 15 February 2009, 04:11   #1
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Wont go over 30mph. Any ideas?
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Old 15 February 2009, 04:26   #2
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Old 15 February 2009, 04:31   #3
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Reving the engine up from tick over it is like fuel starvation. But i don't think that's it. I've got a feeling valves are at fault or maybe the ICU?

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Chop it in for a 2.5. The 1.9 wouldn't pull the skin off of a rice puddin'.
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Chop it in for a 2.5. The 1.9 wouldn't pull the skin off of a rice puddin'.
Granted it isn't the most powerful but it isn't the base VW 19, it's the higher PSI model. Surprisingly torquey considering it's 17ft long with 8 seats.
Anyway thanks for the help nollers
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Looks like it's sticking valves. Had this on a 04 Zafira. It's only an 07 plate so I'm hoping this will be covered.
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Does it rev freely in neutral?
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No, becomes choked after 2000 rpm but is very lumpy from tick over
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Mate had a similar problem with his Passat - I assume it's the same engine? it turned out to be a known fault with the fuel pump - loads of people have had the same problem.

IF that is the problem they should fix it even out of warrenty because it was a known fault from knew. His engine was the 140bhp version I think.
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Mate had a similar problem with his Passat - I assume it's the same engine? it turned out to be a known fault with the fuel pump - loads of people have had the same problem.

IF that is the problem they should fix it even out of warrenty because it was a known fault from knew. His engine was the 140bhp version I think.
Cheers mate that's some good info. Going to contact the local VW van centre tomorrow and see where I stand
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