2001 with a v6- starts right up, but runs very rough, spits and sputters, no power brakes, will not go faster than 2 mph. I do not have access to a vw scanner.

Asked by Nov 30, 2016 at 10:40 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4Motion

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 Passat 4 motion with a v6- starts right up, but runs very rough, spits and
sputters, no power brakes, will not go faster than 2 mph.  I do not have
access to a vw scanner. My obd scanner won't read it.

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hello it sounds like you may have a multiple misfire!

OK. How do I fix it? And why can't my scanner read any codes? BTW, when this first started, I did replace all the plugs.

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