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2004 AUDI A4 1.8 TURBO start engine optimization No throttle

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2004 AUDI A4
start engine optimization
No throttle
Press peddle, but not acceleration or rev...
What is the problem
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Audi
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Start engine.
Then press throttle but no acceleration. Pump throttle, but no change in only goes 5 mph rev in accelerator.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 3 months ago.

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with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer
data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we
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when you have the car started is the check engine light on?

any recent repairs on the vehicle?

do the brake lights stay on and will not go off?


Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Check Engine Light is on. The car has a lot of codes that pop-up. local guy is not familiar with Trouble shooting Audi's. No recent repairs. Brake lights do not stay on. Occasionally I'll start it and it works fine. But most often I start it and throttle doesn't work. I have another spare car to drive when Audi doesn't work.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 3 months ago.

do you have all of the fault codes and can you post here?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I did not write down any of the codes. The local guy didn't know what to trouble shoot first, so I don't believe he wrote anything down.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 2 months ago.

is there any way for a recan so you can jot the cods down?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I will try to see if I can get the codes again this weekend.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 2 months ago.

please do!! thanks