Top 20 1992 Volkswagen GTI Questions & Answers

yes their is a tube as you call it on the older models ,this is one of the first of the full multipoint injection with a catalytic convertewr to comply with the europeon regulations brought in for that year ,now later ones had a stepper motor for the idle ,but this one --i think-- has a adjuster screw for the mixture on idle which i think is the tube being refered too.Its a bosch system and i beleave it has a breather tube from the engine to teh inlet manifold and this could need cleaning as well ,same old story i work on all these cars but cannot remember every thing about a particular model as they often and do change every few months in manufacture.Now as for the overheating this could be anything and without head under bonnet then its difficult to say but i would plump for head gasket failure as they do on these cars after so long and it may even need doing a second time around.Make sure you only use antifreeze mix and not just water as this cause problems in itself .

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the cause wil be the air mass meter also known as the air mass sensor, when this fails the car struggles for air and hence cuts out, this is made worse when the lights are on at night as the car will be trying to compensate the failed air sensor with more power so it will **** more power from the battery to keep the engine running, when you put the lights on it wil make it harder for the altenator to provide power to everything at once, very common fault on this car.



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those timing belt tensioners on those strip out and they go out of time. If your handy you could rethread it with a new bolt, but the bolt is special, maybe you have a volkswagen mechanic in your area, tell him this, but take the cover off and check your timing marks and make sure this is what it is for sure, if its in time then maybe a vac leak or clogged fuel filter.
good luck

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For 1995 VW Golf GTi the correct gap for spark plugs is:
Electrode gap = 0,7 mm

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timing sounds like it is off or the firing order is wrong

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check voltage to both coil and hall sender. should get battery voltage across two outer terminals on hall sender. battery voltage at black wire on coil. should get 5volts[pulsing] out put on center wire on hall sender. if input voltage ok but out put not, hall sender faulty. coil and fuel pump need an engine speed signal to activate.

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I'm in uk so can only give you answer in litres 4.3 of 0w/30 or 0w/40 oil

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the easiest fix would be to replace the thermostat. it might not be opening fully. an engine not running at the correct temperature might cause drivability problems. other causes might be a clooged coolant system, which would require a flush treatment. a partially collapsed hose. or a bad water pump. also, if air was trapped in the system, the car would run hotter. what did the mechanic say about it?

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get someone to operate the clutch lever on the bell housing(long rod)while you are inside the car ,you will then have ample cable slack to play around with.....

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there may most likely be a short somewhere easy and cheap way put a battery kill off switch

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not enough info.

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your getting some fudging retarded answers for help. even all these answers didn't help a crab and once about a honda diagram when we need a 93 golf fuse layout gti this gti that. garbage

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The light has likely burned out. I doubt if someone removed the bulb. Have that checked before hitting the panic button! Any car with computer controls has a light.

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are you getting spark? Fuel?

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idle air speed control valve(iac),too low idle or driveline problem like play in the drive shafts. if you put it in park and give it to say2500 rpm and let go of the throttle,does it return to 900rpm?if it dips down to 5 or 600 then to 900 the iac is bad.

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The thermostat will show what the guage shows. the seal on the coolent bottle can be checked for tightness. so it could be a faulty sensor?

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you could have a injector stuck in open loop and or a bad o2 sensor these are the two most common problems i see with stated issues that you are having . hope this helps you!!

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since you said that the speed of the engine not goes beyond 950 rpm , the problem lies with the engine.get an authorized service personnel to open up and check up your engine for any wear and tear on piston rings or the crank shaft couplings with that of piston.and also change the engine oil ..hope your problem will be tackled.

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what about after 5 minutes of driving

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