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#1 billyboggins

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 09:58 PM

my 2000 mk1 1.8i keeps on building revs ...when i am driving and goes off the scale when i push in clutch pedal ..throttle body housing? idle control valve ? any ideas out there ?
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#2 Stoney871

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 06:59 PM

Throttle position sensor?
Had similar symoptoms on my old MK1 and that was the cause.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 08:19 PM

Hi,
Thanks for the suggestion...changed that already ...had no effect !!!

#4 yoshimisumi

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Posted 27 February 2012 - 07:29 PM

I had the exact same problem on mine, same engine and year, turned out to be a split in one of the rubber air hoses.

Only noticed after spending moneys on replacing the expensive bits first...


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