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i have a 2.0L 2000 jetta and it did the same thing, I had to have the throttle body and 02 sensor replaced.

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Q: Your 2001 VW Jetta 18T Wolfsburg Edition is sputtering and loosing rpms and power when accelerating or just sitting idle do you know what type of problem or issue may be causing this?
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