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Discussion in 'New TDI forum member introductions' started by 1augustus, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. 1augustus

    1augustus New Member

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    hi there can any body help me .having problems with my 2003 tdi passat drives like a dream till i put my foot down then it hesitates as though its missing have try to eliminate various fuel and air leaks . goes well when cold but as soon as it warms up it starts missing .its great conserving fuel but very annoying when trying to overtake as you can imagine.
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  2. chittychittybangbang

    chittychittybangbang Administrator

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    First check for any error codes. This type of hesitation is normally an air leak. Have you done a full boost leak test like mentinoed in the FAQ? Even though you said you checked for air leaks this will rule out air leaks for sure vs. a quick visual inspection. At least on Passat in the US, there is an intercooler hose which rubs through and you can't see it.

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