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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 (blackA2gti)

Not to rule it out, but just to clarify:
once the idle get over ~ 3k, it tends to stay idling too high, so it doesn't seem like it isn't getting enough fuel. If anything, it is getting too much fuel.
The problem is that the idle will stay at 2.5k for a while before it will 'kick down', or else it will race from 1k - 2.5k in rapid succession.
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