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I recently just got a new clutch and clutch cable installed in my car by one of the local VW specialist places. The car drives and shifts just fine, but when I am coming to a stop, with the car in nuetral, the engine bogs all the way down to about 500 rpms for a second then goes back to normal idle (about 900 rpms). Is this from the new clutch still getting worn in?
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If it was recently done(within a couple days) and the mechanic disconnected the battery, but didnt reset the ecu right, the throttle body is still learning to idle and it'll continue to that until it learns it. It should go away after a couple days max and if it doesnt you'll have to get your ecu reset or may have damaged the tb. You getting a check engine light?
 

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Re: (Colombiano1016)

No, no check light. You're probably right. I just picked it up this afternoon and the battery was definetly disconnected because my clock in the car and all my saved radio stations where lost when I got it back.
Would it do it worse while taking turns? It does that sometimes, but nothing too bad.


Modified by JoshGT at 5:22 AM 2-13-2004
 

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yup its definately your problem heres a better fix to it than just letting it do it by itself.....
go out tonight a disconnect your battery again and leave it disconnected all night. turn on your dome light to discharge anything left in your cars system,
when you get up tomorrow morning, reconnect your battery and go in your car and stick in the keys and turn it to the on position without actually cranking on the car....let it stay like that for 5 minutes. then turn on your car and let it idle for another 10 minutes. do not rev your car during this time...just let it idle. after this just drive it as usual and it may still bog a little but shouldnt last much longer. what your basically doing is letting your car learn how to idle again without any strain. do this everytime you disconnect your battery and if you ever install a chip, you will see that the manufacturer instructs you to do the same thing. congrats on ur next clutch....you'll love your car again if its a good one and was installed right



Modified by Colombiano1016 at 5:31 AM 2-13-2004
 

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I'll give that a try. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

let me know how it went...o and tie your dog up to ur car overnight if your in a ghetto neighborhood lol....the alarm isnt gonna be armed. if ur car is pimp, i'd be worried just jokin
 

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Well I didn't do it last night because it was too damn cold and too late for me to be outside messing with the car, but it doesn't do it anymore today, so no worries I guess. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 
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