VW Golf 1.6 cutting out......any ideas?

Discussion in 'Car and Van Talk' started by Astramax, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Good call

  2. Why did it go to vw? For this fault or other ?
  3. Mr. Handyandy

    Mr. Handyandy Screwfix Select

    Failing spark plug.
  4. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    This fault.:(
  5. Springbok43

    Springbok43 Member

    Disconnect the egr value and see how it goes. That sorted my vw with a similar engine.

    I suspect it may be a dodgy oxogen sensor. Pre cat.
  6. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    One hundred and eighty! Top marks EGR replaced for free!..........................now.........wait and see!;)
  7. shauna

    shauna New Member

    Haha not just a pretty face then. Listen to a woman every time I say
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  8. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    Can't say about your face but you are top notch in my opinion! :)
  9. Mr. Handyandy

    Mr. Handyandy Screwfix Select

    I'll give it a week!
  10. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    Update is .............lasted 4 weeks and it cut out on a major local roundabout, thought my number was up........................got rid of it last September and bought a 12 year old Honda, almost 7 months on and hasn't let me down at all. :)
  11. masterdiy

    masterdiy Screwfix Select

  12. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    It's a Honda not a Skoda YETI
  13. masterdiy

    masterdiy Screwfix Select

    p.skoda-yeti-outdoor-ae17ybb-606323104-0.jpg Oih, I resemble that remark.

    I have a Yeti.
    For me & the lass inside, they have turned out to be a fantastic buy.
    Had one 3 year ago, now got one of the last ones. New model is a Karoq.
    Last edited: May 13, 2018
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  14. Dot99

    Dot99 Active Member

    Difficult to diagnose. Find your reputable local vw specialist.
  15. fostyrob

    fostyrob Screwfix Select

    My first guess would be that it sounds like a fuelling issue. Had a similar problem on an old CB500 motorbike- always happens when you slow down for tight turns/at lights (exact places you do not want to break down).

    Replace the fuel filter and check the lines are not blocked.
  16. DIY womble

    DIY womble Well-Known Member

    Water in fuel filter, usually have a drain screw at bottom
  17. facilities

    facilities Guest

    Hi Master, must agree the Yeti reviews have always been really good, just can’t understand why they only lasted about 7 years, was considering one about a year ago except I found the boot a bit small for my requirements and the fact they were being discontinued, I ended up getting the Kodiaq the Karoq was not out at the time

    I know that discontinued models are usually reduced, but it’s not all good news as the resale price when you sell reflect that it’s a model not made anymore, having said that if you keep hold of your Yeti for a good few years that becomes less important, I’m sure though you have bought an excellent motor.
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  18. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member

    I did, main VW franchise and another VW specialist plus another independent.................glad it's gone :)
  19. HarDeBloodyHarHar

    HarDeBloodyHarHar Active Member

    Because it was abominable?
  20. Astramax

    Astramax Super Member


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