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I can get it started but no gas pedal hardly any gas to make it go . Got a little white smoke I thinking it's the fuel filter or fuel regulator .

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

It a 2004 VW beetle 1.8 turbo

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes replaced a bad injector

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It was running really rough that help a lot

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. what fault codes are you getting?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
None
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It had a bad injector I replaced and help it idle better and it also started using more gas
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
also got harder to drive up hills at slow idle
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
now there no gas pedal in gear and it park it takes awhile for it to rev up and there's a little white smoke
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

and no codes? interesting. have you done a fuel pressure test?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Not yet will try that tomorrow I am putting on a new fuel filter tomorrow and fuel regulator
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I will have time to call tomorrow
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

ok, no problem. a fuel pressure test will tell a lot

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Ok
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

I'll be on throughout the day.

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VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago

hows it going?

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