How can I regulate my 1.8 cardureted jetta

Asked by Jan 28, 2017 at 10:17 PM about the 1992 Volkswagen Jetta GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1992 Jetta 1.8 carbureted. When I start it from a cold start I have to rev it for about 30 sec before I  can let go of the gas and the car would stutter for a couple of minutes and then it levels out. Car runs fine after that It starts right away after that and at times when i come to a stop it starts stuttering and when i rev it levels out. I was thinking of putting another carburetor in. But wondering if the Bocar has fix.

2 Answers


Carburetors have a fast idle adjustment and an adjustment for the choke. I think you need to adjust one or both of these.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

The air filter box goes on top of the engine (check Picture) Where are fast Idle, and the choke adjusting screws located.

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Jetta in your area?

CarGurus has 28,729 nationwide Jetta listings starting at $1,900.


Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
302 Great Deals out of 26,688 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
398 Great Deals out of 52,416 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
592 Great Deals out of 92,752 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volkswagen GTI
83 Great Deals out of 6,874 listings starting at $1,100
Used Volkswagen Golf
74 Great Deals out of 4,633 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Camry
890 Great Deals out of 73,115 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Corolla
715 Great Deals out of 67,521 listings starting at $1,599
Used BMW 3 Series
951 Great Deals out of 33,308 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Altima
820 Great Deals out of 68,383 listings starting at $750

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
12,405 listings starting at $12,371
2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 2,838 listings starting at $9,859
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,698 listings starting at $6,987
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
118 Great Deals out of 3,695 listings starting at $6,495
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
97 Great Deals out of 2,362 listings starting at $5,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.