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Old 09-30-2009, 05:59 PM   #1
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Help!!! Any ideas about whats wrong?

My buddy's car is having trouble when u start it the engine goes into really low rpm almost like its choking out and about to die, when we r driving the engine looses power and boggs down. when we sit in riddle the engine revs up then boggs down reves up then boggs down, over and over, what do yall think could be wrong? and the check engine light is on go figure hahaha
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:03 PM   #2
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Vacuum leak...Throttle body gasket leak.......Cant be sure with out the code.
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its a Volkswagen station-wagon with about 150K miles and has the factory turbo that comes on all the cars maybe something with that
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:46 PM   #5
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its a Volkswagen station-wagon with about 150K miles and has the factory turbo that comes on all the cars maybe something with that
Go get the code read....Cant really Internetz Diagnose a vehicle without having somewhere to start. Especially, a vehicle thats not familiar with many of the folks on the board.
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also a light blackish smoke is coming out of the exhaust and doesnt have a very good smell.....
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also a light blackish smoke is coming out of the exhaust and doesnt have a very good smell.....
Sounds like he may have blown a turbo seal.
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... its a volkswagen, thats why it doesnt run right
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