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I have VW t5 1.9 tdi kombi with a AXB motor in it. I had one problem but now I have two. The speedo did not work and everybody told me that it was the ABS unit. Now recently it started having a second problem. When you start it it idles for about 2 seconds and then it dies. What can the problem be?

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Speedo works off abs sensor not the module. have a reputable technician scan it for codes (abs codes and transmission codes) also may turn up a reason for it dying on you. If not I suggest a throttle body (if it's less than 10 years old) or an IAC (intake air control) valve. Let me know how you make out

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try replacing the throttle positioning sensor its on the throttle body

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duck tape on the air intake. I just fixed mine. There is a crack on the intake that lets too much air in when you put it in drive that makes the car stall. Try it it works.

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I have same problem either glow plug circuit relay or power signal from main computer faulty. Could also be bad wireing harness they are notorious for this. We put a larger battery (higher cca) in to compinsate for excessive cranking a year later were changing the starter it seems summer comes and we blow it off till its noticable again. If you fix exact problem please let me know what it was if possible. GOOD LUCK and Thanks!

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computer possibly has noticed a reason to shut down engine try checing the oil low oil psi will cause the computer to shut down engine before damage occurs

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