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Blinking engine light came on our 2003 GTI while shifting?

While shifting from 2nd to 3rd to get on freeway the engine light came and started blinking. The car started to run really rough what could it be?

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  • cdblachly Jan 11, 2009

    I've had the same problem on my 2005 GTI. Went on vacation for a month, and when I came back, after about a mile of driving, the car started running roughly, the exhaust sounded like a diesel and the check engine light was blinking on and off. Is this a coil pac problem too? And will that be able to be diagnosed by the computer?

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    car is sputtering and misfiring

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You have a bad coil pack

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