Engine cutting out

Asked by May 18, 2012 at 07:35 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 VW GTI 1.8 cuts out while driving down the road. Have to almost feather the gas to keep going. It's not liking the hills.

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If you drive steady and slowly does it run ok? If so look for plugged fuel filter, partially plugged catalytic converter other fuel delivery problems.

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Read the codes from you ecu. Maybe you have throttle issues. maybe it's drive by wire.

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