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My engine lights come on after starting it and after a drive…

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Hi my engine lights...

Hi my engine lights come on after starting it and after a drive a sort drive the epc light also comes on

Mechanic's Assistant: Has your vehicle stalled? Has anyone run a diagnostic test to pull the trouble code?

It's has stalled a few times

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

Yh

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your VW?

2000 polo

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I had 16555,16786,17851,18041 and 17563

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

At the garage the egr valve was change but didn't helped

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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago
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UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

Hey how are you

Do you know if they took the EGR tube off and cleaned,blowed air thru it ,the one from egr to exhaust manifold ,Commons issue after replacing the egr and still shows you low flow

do you know if they did that ?

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no the did not
UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

I mean i m not next to it , but this tube is always missed and it is usually clogged

also let them check all vacuum lines and do a smoke test for any vacuum leaks

I would advice them to do that and keep me updated it

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
what do you think could be causing the car to idle at times. camshaft position sensor => sensor- G40 signal too high P0343.
how bad do all these code seem to be. will it be an expensive fix.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
thanks for the info I definitely will keep u in touch.
UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 8 months ago

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Hi, I did as u asked and the problem still occurs.
UK Auto Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 7 months ago

sorry to hear that m what are the faults after the repair ,same faults , did they scan again ?

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