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hi to everyone.having probs with a 99 tdi passat.cleaned inlet manifold as full of goo. this was to try and cure an intermttent power loss (the worst kind!!).on way to friends car lost power crawled up hill in 1st with trail of smoke behind. am thinking major power loss due to incorrect installation, too tired to find out now tbh. :(
 

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Does the power come back if you switch the engine off and restart it? If so it's limpmode and fairly common, best to get the ecu read for fault codes which will save you a bit of hassle.:)

Here's a faq for a non pd engine

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/multi/limp-mode-TDI-fix.htm

And here's one for a pd engine

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/multi/limp-mode-TDI-fix.htm

I think they're pretty similar or maybe even the same lol, should help but just post back with more info or questions:)

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