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2007 Fabia 1.9 TDI 'drives itself' when I declerate to 22-4

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2007 Fabia 1.9 TDI 'drives itself' when I declerate to 22-4 mph in 5th gear =
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: 105000 no fuel leaks noticed. THis is not a new problem but I have now isolated the circumstances
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: SKODA FABIA. 1.9 TDi
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: NO I live in France but car is RHD my local mechanic say s I nedd a diesel expert. I am an elderly female and am reluctant to go and look for someone withoit any info in advance
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thej diagnostic suggested a asticking flap and my son said the timing
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 10 months ago.

Hi im kevin can we confirm the gear you are in and at what speed this is occurring ? Does car accelerate ?by how much ?