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vwnewton, VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced
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Experience:  25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.
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Looses power going up hill JA: Sometimes things that you think

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looses power going up hill
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with VW. The VW Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: try'n to travel over pass seems like power or trans is failing not if smell something from engine
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: could be low on trans fluid but can't access to verify - no mehanic in this town
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Customer: not sure if its fuel filter trouble but seems like trans wines out
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.
HI,What is the year, model and engine size of your VW? You stated you smell something from the engine compartment - does it smell like burnt oil, antifreeze, electrical or something else Any warning lights on?