why does my car's rpm's jump when idling?

Arose
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Asked by Sep 12, 2007 at 03:25 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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littlehorn
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Sounds like a possible throttle position sensor problem or other related sensor issue. Have this checked out by a mechanic.

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