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

Arose
25

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

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

littlehorn
31,675

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Volkswagen Passat Questions

Volkswagen Passat Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 800
#2 littlehorn
littlehorn
Reputation 540
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Jetta"
560 Great Deals out of 33,817 listings starting at $800
Used Honda Accord"
1,127 Great Deals out of 71,135 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry"
1,381 Great Deals out of 75,197 listings starting at $1,200
Used Audi A4"
270 Great Deals out of 9,427 listings starting at $800
Used Nissan Altima"
1,133 Great Deals out of 74,334 listings starting at $1,495
Used BMW 3 Series"
958 Great Deals out of 36,045 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic"
776 Great Deals out of 57,687 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Maxima"
392 Great Deals out of 16,195 listings starting at $995
Used Volkswagen Golf"
61 Great Deals out of 4,224 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata"
811 Great Deals out of 59,042 listings starting at $1,595

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 14,783 listings starting at $14,881
2014 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
94 Great Deals out of 2,690 listings starting at $11,999
2013 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 2,283 listings starting at $9,600
2012 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
107 Great Deals out of 2,785 listings starting at $8,900
2010 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
119 listings starting at $6,495