I have a 87 VW cabriolet and it really struggles to get up hills, virtually stops when in 2nd gear and has a lot of white smelly smoke coming from the engine... What could be the cause of this?!

Asked by Sep 14, 2015 at 08:43 PM about the 1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Other than going up hills seems to
drive fine... Any thoughts??

2 Answers

Check fuek filter..

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The white smoke is oil- your engine is worn out, has lost compression, and is burning oil- time for a rebuild if you think it's worth it-

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