i ran out of gas now my jetta runs really rough eats up gas and misfires the engine light flashes wen i drive

Asked by Apr 26, 2012 at 04:25 AM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

wen in idle the light does not flash wen i take off its starts to flash

4 Answers

254,265

You could have sucked up some dirt that was in the bottom of the gas tank into fuel filter, clogging it. When was the last time it was changed? You also want to scan the car to see what code is triggering the engine light. Maybe a clogged injector or something totally different.

13,195

Sounds like an 02 sensor....check your codes

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1,655

sounds like a clogged injector/injectors

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205

Top the car up with fuel and add some denatured alcohol to the tank... Should resolve the grease and impurities that got into the fuel system. Works 99% of times.

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