Engine management light

Tiny
IAN P
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  • 2003 VOLKSWAGEN POLO
  • 204,000 MILES
Engine management light came on and car was losing power, it used to go off after a couple of hours. But now the light is continuously on and the car has lost all power. There is a whistling sound from the engine and and the car has now began to smoke, Please help!
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Monday, March 25th, 2013 AT 2:32 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

It sounds like the car is in limp mode because of a sensor or mechanical failure. Lets run the codes to see what the problem is.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/checking-a-service-engine-soon-or-check-engine-light-on-or-flashing

Please run down this guide and report back

Cheers
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Monday, March 25th, 2013 AT 8:42 PM
Tiny
JONA
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I had this problem I had to replace the camshaft angle sensor. :)
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