[mkiv] Car won't idle
maguirre at imowitz.com
Thu Dec 29 09:08:43 CST 2005
I'm still having the problem where my car won't stay ON (idle) unless I
keep my foot on the gas.
The problem began when I started driving my car much less since I bought
Then I started experience drainage of the battery so I had to boost the
battery with my truck several times.
One day as the car was warming up after giving it boost, it died. I
turned it ON again and from this time on it would not idle.
Someone said that it could be the "timing sprocket", that I might need
I just wanted to run it by you guys before I do anything.
Do you guys think my alternator could have gone bad from all the
Is it recommended to upgrade the alternator??? Or just replace it with
an OEM one.
Any help will be appreciated.
Eventually I have to investigate the drainage of battery while the car
But my priority is to get the car running again.... I miss driving it.
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