i have a 1970 vw bug. everytime i slow down or come to a stop it stops running. any ideas? it seems like it isnt geting enough gas

Kathy Dinisi

Asked by Kathy Mar 25, 2013 at 04:47 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1970 vw super beetle

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It's getting too much air. Cars can stall at idle when there is a vacuum leak. Older cars have a lot of old, brittle vacuum hoses... It could also be the idle speed set too low but I would check out those hoses first.

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