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I went to test drive a 54 plate vw Passat estate 2.0l and it

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I went to test drive a 54 plate vw Passat estate 2.0l and it started juddering and losing power before cutting out. it would restart fine but would struggle to get any revs I even had my foot fully on the accelerator but it would still struggle. I took it back but his mechanic wasn't available till mon so brought my old car back and waiting for a call tomorrow, so I thought I would try and get sum idea of wot it could be.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Volkswagen
Expert:  Peter Zavarelli replied 11 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

This may be an issue with a restricted fuel filter.If the fuel filter has not been replaced recently I would have this checked into to see if it is restricted needing replaced.If this is or was already checked into or replaced let me know so we can continue.

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Thanks Pete