Changed water pump

Asked by Apr 18, 2010 at 01:37 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Golf 4 Dr K2 Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the water pump in my car, put everything back togother, the car starts but will not stay running. It only stays running if I keep the RPMs up. What could it be?

2 Answers


sounds like the idle control valve to me.. take it out, clean it up, put it back in?


which motor did u have......?

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