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MAIN PROBLEM, RICH ON PETROL

2000 Volkswagen GTI

Smells problem
2000 Volkswagen GTI 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 117 miles

RUNNING RICH ON PETROL,
SPLUTTERS, I HAVE TO REV IT TO CLEAR
SMELLS OF EXHAUST FUMES,
CHUFFS BLACK SMOKE OUT SOMETIMES.
I TOOK IT FOR A DIAGNOSTIC, BUT THEY WERE UNABLE TO READ IT, TO FIND THE FAULT. HELP
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Betty boo
September 17, 2009.



You need to find out what the fault codes are first.

Why couldn't they read it? Were they using a VAG specific scan tool? Sometimes aftermarket stereos will disrupt communication (K bus) and require removal before being able to scan.

Tiny
Dubtech
Oct 9, 2009.