1980 VW Rabbit (manual transmission) has NO Power!!!

Asked by Mar 13, 2012 at 08:29 PM about the 1980 Volkswagen Rabbit

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

this does have manual transmission, goes in & out of gear fine, but no acceleration.  Barely enough to go
5 mpg. WHAT IS UP???

Someone, please help...is it the clutch, or is the tranny toast?

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is the engine reving up or just wont accelerate atall?

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