I have a VW Polo 1.4 16v EHD%2C initially it had an issue with the water pump%2Cleaking. I replaced it. After that%2C i drove it for 1 week then one day I stopped then when I tried to drive it wasn%27t moving despite me accelerating. I switched it off and on and it moved. The next morning%2C I ignited it but when I tried to accelerate it wasn%27t moving...Drive or Reverse. It moves slowly just when press the pedal so much it nearly touches the floor.%0A %0AKindly assist.

Asked by Dec 03, 2014 at 03:40 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Polo

Question type: Maintenance & repair

I have a VW Polo 1.4 16v EHD, initially it had an issue with the water pump,leaking. I
replaced it. After that, i drove it for 1 week then one day I stopped then when I tried to
drive it wasn't moving despite me accelerating. I switched it off and on and it moved.
The next morning, I ignited it but when I tried to accelerate it wasn't moving...Drive or
Reverse. It moves slowly just when press the pedal so much it nearly touches the floor.

Kindly assist.

1 Answer

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is your engine reving up high when your do that or is it sputtering and barely catching it its badly idlying and barley moving your car is most likely in limp mode. Have your car scanned at a vw specialist and see what they tell yea and come back here

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