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    Help, A3 1.8t engine misfiring

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    my 2001 audi a3 1.8t sport engine misfires, using more fuel, sometimes drips water from exhaust when idling and revs go from 2000rpm to 500rpm followed by engine cutting out. noticed lots muck on oil top up cap. when driving the car intermittant looses power.
    once maf sensor disconnected car runs o.k.
    have always had car serviced any advise before i take it to garage would be appreciated.

    thanks

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    i did put on secondhand one six months ago car drove o.k for week then fault came back. i guess i should get brand new one not risk buying second hand sensors. what are best makes of m.a.f sensors?

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    i did replace it 4 month ago with second hand one which drove o.k for week then fault came back. i know now i shouldnt buy secondhand sensors and should of bought new one. what is the best make to get?

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    Bosch MAF... normally get them from GSF or ECP... OE are Bosch...

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