1983 Rabbit Convertible 1.7L gas FI
The engine is running very rough, with a pronounced putt-putt-puttsound, has no power at low speeds. On the hiway, it goes OK until you get to a hill. Plugs, wires, cap, rotor all new. Adjusted timing both ways, made no difference. Feels like the points are bad, but it has electronic ignition. Any ideas?
Maybe the Timing belt jumped a tooth ?
not the timing belt , wouldn't even run then, CHECK YOUR IDLE SPEED and vaccum lines for cracks and splitting and compare to manufacturer specs. I found this goes out on occasion if this still doesn't solve check your fuel pressures and fuel filter if it's still stock way way overdue to replace
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