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The ultimate answer is "yes". You can paint it lime green with purple polka dots if you really wanted to. If you want to do it right and make it look good, you'll need to: Pull the engine/transmission and separate them. Clean the heck out of the entire assembly. Remove or cover any parts which you do not want painted (such as accessories or intake/exhaust ...


Thanks for the replies, turned out I needed a new lambda sensor!


Problems like this are addressed in Charles Probst's excellent reference, Bosch Fuel Injection & Engine Management. From what I can gather, the Mk1 Golf utilizes a basic K-Jetronic system illustrated in the diagram below1 (which operates on the principle of continuous injection). The stalling symptom is an indication that the air-fuel mixture is not ...


Anything from OBDC? Sometimes it will record a pending fault that will not light up the "Check Engine" light. If you don't have an OBDC reader, most parts stored will read it for you. Check the Idle Air Control Valve by disconnecting the air hose going into it and plugging the hose. If it stops stalling, that's the problem, try removing the IAC assembly ...

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