vw jetta only works on high idle

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Asked by diablike Jan 25, 2013 at 04:02 PM about the 1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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joef
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What only works on high idle?

Scott Sr.
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If he means it only has power at idle, such as the car will not accelerate from idle and simply bogs when the pedal is depressed, then I would suspect a clogged catalytic converter...a common problem with older vehicles.

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