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Motor running badly

I got Audi a6 2.0 motor, up her in Iceland, no one gets to the problem, it is like it looses a stroke, in driveing,but have the power stll the slow run is un easy like 2-400 rpm, up and down changed knock sensor the computer does not show it and the garage guys just scratch their head....thank´s...Gudmundur, e-mail :
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See if you can get a product called Seafoam (I'm sure it's available online if you can't find it locally) and do a full treatment on your car - you'll need two cans. One can in the gas tank, then fill up on top of it. With the second can, pour half into the oil, drive about 30 miles, and change the oil and filter. With the remaining half, pop a vacuum line off the engine with it running, and feel for suction. Where you have suction into the engine, attach a hose and let the engine **** up the rest of the Seafoam. You may need someone in the car with their foot on the gas pedal to keep it running (hold the revs around 2000 RPM while it sucks up the Seafoam so it doesn't stall). You'll see a ton of smoke coming out the back - that's what you want. It'll burn off all the carbon deposits in the engine. Let it run a few minutes, then shut it off. Wait 15 minutes, restart the car, and let it burn off the rest, revving the engine occasionally. It may smoke awhile, even a little bit the next day, but it'll all burn off fairly quickly and should clean your motor out nicely. This may take care of your stumbling problem.

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