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Another bucking 16v

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I've read the other posts here about 16v's with idle problems and bucking/surging. Unfortunately, I am now facing the same problem, although slightly different.
If I keep the rpm's under 3k, then the idle is fine, but once it goes over 3k, it will start surging and bucking. I've already checked the intake boots for cracks. I'll be cleaning all the contacts tonite and reading some more from my bentley.
If anyone has any ideas, or has seen a similar problem, I'ld love to hear about it!
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Re: Another bucking 16v (VWhombre)

quote:[HR][/HR]Sure sounds like its not getting enough fuel (fuel pump).[HR][/HR]​
That or maybe a really clogged fuel filter? When I first bought my car, performance was down a little in high revs. I had a tuneup including replacement of the fuel filter. The car was WAY better when I got it back. I don't know how much the fuel filter had to do with it, but you might as well.
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