91 200 TQ Wagon stalling
brett at cloud9.net
Sat Jun 19 22:40:28 EDT 2004
At 8:39 AM -0600 6/19/04, Watts wrote:
>Any one have any thoughts?
The failure mode as you described is fairly unusual- it shouldn't be
a blown hose as that wouldn't go away with a cooldown :-)
As Phil suggested, dump the diagnostic codes; this should have been
the very first thing your shop did.
The official Audi/VW tools, aka the VAG-155x family, are hideously
expensive and only used, for the most part, by dealers and
independent audi shops that do a LOT of VW/Audi business. VAG-COM
(with a Y-adapter cable) and ProDiag both can read the extended
codes, which indicate to your whether a particular problem is
considered intermittent or continuous by the ECU- the blink codes
don't, unfortunately, but they do in a pinch to get you headed the
Keep us posted with any results of diagnostics!
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