How many miles can a VW Polo engine do?

How many miles can a VW Polo engine do?

With petrol engines it should be changed within 4 years or 80,000 miles. On most of the diesel engines it is 4 years or 60,000 miles. Please note, the 1.2 litre engine does not have a cam belt.

How do you clean the throttle body on a VW Polo?

Spray some cleaner on a rag and wipe the throttle body until visably clean. Get some to start the engine up and rev it up to around 4-5k, pulsing the pedal. As the butterfly flap opens spray the carb cleaner continuously into the TB. Use around a quarter to third of the can.

Are old VW Polos reliable?

Is a used Volkswagen Polo hatchback reliable? Unfortunately, the Polo isn’t the most reliable of cars, according to our latest What Car? Reliability Survey. The Polo came in 17th place out of a class of 25, with owners citing problems with the air conditioning, engine start/stop system and infotainment screen.

What kind of engine does a VW Polo have?

This page refers to a VW Polo with 2002 reg., 1.4 Petrol engine (type code BBY), and VIN in series 9N*. It’s possible other car types may have similar issues (especially Seat Ibiza and Skoda Fabia models which use many common parts).

Are there any manuals for the VW Polo?

Every Manual available online – found by our community and shared for FREE. Enjoy! The story of Polo, one of VW’s longest and best-selling models with over 15 million cars made worldwide, dates back to the 70s. Although many sees it as Golf’s smaller brother, this super-mini car started his life from different roots.

How to fix a VW Polo cylinder problem?

Assuming a coil fault (this is VERY likely), if an OBD reader is available and reports one of the DTCs P0301-P0304 (cylinders 1-4), then that specifies which cylinder to try substituting a new coil. Another method is to substitute a new coil on each cylinder in turn until the problem goes away.

How to clean the throttle body on a VW Polo?

Do this on your own risk. Be careful with throttle body, use the tooth brush and throttle cleaner, break cleaner didnt work with me as its dry fast and the dirt still on the part. Be careful while you reset the ECU. Don’t touch the connections together unless they are both not connected to the battery .

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