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I have a 2003 Jetta TDI, the engine light just came on and there is no power/turbo when you press on the gas. Any ideas?

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Your intake manifold is carboned up and clogged you can get aftermarkets just have to find a parts place that handles european parts fcp groton.com will be able to help you will never get that carbon out trust me i am a vw tech and seen this a few times

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