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Hi Gents, I have a few questions below, first some background. I have a 1991 Polo Mk2F with AAU engine, 126k mi, and it's been off the road for 5 years. Decided to get it back on the road so have repaired some mice-chewed indicator and heater-blower wires under the dash (I now own a cat!). Checked all fluids OK and fired her up, started first time :-), getting up to temp she smells a bit rich, but I've only driven modern cars recently so maybe had forgotten how older cars smell. The oil filler cap hole has always smelled a bit petroly in previous years, but all previous MOTs hav
Hi all, my 1.4 8v polo (AEX) is having some odd issues, they’re not much of a problem at the moment but want to nip anything in the bud. 90% of the time it idles fine but occasionally it’ll idle at a noticeable higher speed for 10-20 seconds and then drop down to a near stall before stabilising again. Recently I’ve also noticed that sometimes if I stall the car it’ll be very sluggish to start again, struggling at about 500rpm until I give it some throttle, it’ll run fine again after that. I’m wondering if this has anything to do with the temp sensor? It seems to heat up fin