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Cold start stutter/coolant leak

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Jp-tqs, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. Jp-tqs

    Jp-tqs Member

    Feb 9, 2010
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    (Copied from b6 section... Never had probs with my trusty b5 lol!)
    Hi, 1.8t 190 here. First thing in the morning when i start my car from cold it starts but stutters and kind of shakes the whole car for 1 maybe 2 seconds. Sounds and feels horrible, then all is fine and drives perfect. Start from warm is just as it should be.
    also i have a coolant leak, can see damp and stains where i park at work and the resivior was worryingly low this morning, ie.... nowhere near the min mark!
    Any ideas please?!

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