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    T4 Engine management light flashing and low power

    Driving home tonight in my 2001 Transporter T4 2.5 TDI and when I got around 60mph in 5th, around 3000rpm it went in to a weird juddery limp mode and the engine management light started flashing. I made it the next 5 mike's home but if I tried to go fast at all it really lacked power and limped do it was a slow drive home! The light flashes all the way. When I parked up I stopped then started the engine again and the light had stopped but I fear it will happen again straight away tomorrow when I go out. Any ideas?

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    2001 Transporter T4 2.5 TDI

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    A fault code will have been stored so have them read, guessing is a waste of time and money.
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    As suggested: You need to get your motor scanned (preferably with VAG-COM\VCDS) for any error codes logged in the ecu and post them, that will save a lot of guessing and check systems out.

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    Thanks for the replys. Got it booked in tomorrow anyway just thought I'd ask in case it was a really common thing and I'm clueless as this is my first VW. Sorry I keep posting in wrong sections too! There's so many I get lost!
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    2001 Transporter T4 2.5 TDI

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