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Vw polo 1.4 2001

I recently bought my polo,used of course.The last two weeks when i try to start the engine the car is shaking and has no power at all.I went to the mechanic to check on it and it seems that two of the cylinders have fuel problems.He changed the multiplier but nothing again.Can you tell me what might caused it?

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Check the coolant temperature sensor

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SOURCE: 2001 vw polo

Dear Customer,

1
check your sensors 1st,all sensors must be good

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if all sensors are working good than check your engine firing sequence,some times happens when sequence was wrong,

3
check your exhaust and carborator tuning pin that creates the batter combination for firing in bore for batter performance & less emitions ,so check is it ok or not than go to your nearest service center that havad certified mechanics,

till you read this you had solve this problem definatly,

THNX

Posted on May 18, 2008

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SOURCE: MISFIRING ON CYLINDER 1 VW POLO 1.4 3CYLINDER

I have changed a few cylinder heads under warranty for this type of problem. The exhaust valve guides wear, this causes the exhaust valve to seat badly, giving low compression. if one cylinder compresion reading is more than about 50 psi below the others, then this warrants head removal. It is quite a job, due to the fact that the camshft id chain driven. If you are up for it then once the head is removed, poor liquid into the exhaust ports and see if it leaks out through any of the exhaust valves.

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SOURCE: starter motor vw polo gti after long journey did

REPLACE THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE.BESURE TO BUY SOME FLEXIBLE WIRE CONDUIT.PROTECT WIRE FROM RUBBING CAUSING SHORT.ALSO REPLACE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE.DUE TO YOUR CAR BEING PCM CONTROL BY DISCONNECTING NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE WILL CAUSE STARTING PROBLEMS AND STEERING PROBLEMS WITH NEWER CARS WITH ELECTRIC POWER STEERING.LET VOLKSWAGON DEALER REPLACE CABLES AND STARTER.

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 VW Polo - EPC Light and Loss of Power

Hi,
It is a wiring fault, but they are looking on the wrong end. You will need to have a VW dealer "repin" the electrical connector at the throttle body. What this means is, the dealer will take apart the connector, cut off the old pins and crimp on new ones and reassemble the connector. This is a common problem on drive by wire VW's. The dealer has a bulletin on the problem and I don't know why they missed it. They will probably have to order the connector kit however. Good luck!

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

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SOURCE: crankshaft sensor for vw polo where is the

Crankshaft sensor is located on the right side of the cylinder block behind or under the starter. It is fitted into the rear crankshaft oil seal hausing

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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