when coming to a stop, my Beetle wants to stall out.

Asked by May 27, 2012 at 07:41 AM about the 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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When was the last time you had a tune-up?

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Adjust the idle set screw on carb.

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somebody sprayed it with RAID!

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If that is the only problem, also add a bottle of B12, by Chemtool to the fuel tank, at fill up. If is an auto transmission try shifting to neutral before you stop.

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Possibly have a vacuum leak. Very cheap hose. I had the same problem dad fixed mine that's all he changed on the car. $8 problem fixed -1974 beetle

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