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My 2005 VW Touareg will start run a while then die out, then

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my 2005 VW Touareg will start run a while then die out, then I put into neutral and turn key off and it will restart run fine for another 15 mins then die... over and over ?
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: its in park,,,,and does it ...thenwhen driving... I have to put in neutral to restart as I still coasting
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i saw a vacuum diaphragm on front that lever was broken,,,i fixed it with some epoxy
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it seems simple ,,,, because when it runs great....then just loses power and dies out.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 3 months ago.

hello there i'm Wolfgang.

i do need some more information

  • is the check engine light on?
  • i do need a vin # of the vehicle to get the factory information.
  • any recent repairs with the vehicle?
  • any recent accidents?


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