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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 fine and show on the gauge but the gauge has never, ever moved past about 90, even on 5+ hour motorway trips. my other thought was the PCV valve? I often get a very oily petrol smell when stationary with the blowers on, and there’s a fair coating of oil in the air box.(level has never noticeably dropped while I’ve owned the car however) Any idea what I can do to test all these, should I even be worried? Cheers
Hello. I bought this car in January and I've been having problems with it recently. It has been stalling when I'm coming to a stop, usually when the clutch pedal is down. I've been looking around the internet what could be the problem and usually the throttle body and the temp sensor are the cause, the throttle body needs cleaning and the temp sensor needs replacing. I was wondering if it would be easy to do it or should I just take it to a garage and let them do it and if so, how much would it usually cost? Thanks in advance!