Hi when i start off in first gear I Rev the car to about 1000rpm and engage the clutch , after it engages my revs drop ... If I do this and when it engages I add more accelerate to keep the revs

10

Asked by Jan 13, 2015 at 01:52 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Polo

Question type: General

The same , is this bad for my
clutch/car?

2 Answers

180

with a clutch driven car your supposed to put your foot onto the gas the same time you release the clutch equaly pushing and leting up. The idle goes down because its not getting enough gas to move the car in the gear you selected.

Best Answer Mark helpful
10

Ok thanks!

Your answer:

Volkswagen Polo experts

  • #1
    migration_judge_roy
    Reputation
    330
  • #2
    DavidH25
    Reputation
    310
  • #3
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    140
View all

Related models for sale

Volkswagen Golf for sale
404 Great deals out of 7,771 listings starting at £475
Ford Fiesta for sale
988 Great deals out of 15,064 listings starting at £650
Vauxhall Corsa for sale
551 Great deals out of 9,971 listings starting at £595
Seat Ibiza for sale
139 Great deals out of 1,983 listings starting at £995
Audi A3 for sale
269 Great deals out of 4,590 listings starting at £995
Renault Clio for sale
195 Great deals out of 3,443 listings starting at £490
Toyota Yaris for sale
233 Great deals out of 3,409 listings starting at £590
Ford Focus for sale
623 Great deals out of 10,353 listings starting at £340
Skoda Fabia for sale
138 Great deals out of 2,444 listings starting at £995
MINI Cooper for sale
326 Great deals out of 5,567 listings starting at £750
Vauxhall Astra for sale
448 Great deals out of 6,827 listings starting at £490

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.