limp mode

  1. hebdenwill

    Forte turbo cleaner

    Hi all, I'm having turbo woes - my car goes into limp mode in 4th and 5th, the issue that a lot of people with 1.9s seem to have. I thought I'd try some Forte turbo cleaner as I've seen a few people recommend it online (as well as a few dismissing it as snake oil). We'll see. I've got two...
  2. reverseproxy

    Feels like car is llimping when I drive

    Not sure if this me being paranoid here or feeling something I'm not. The car feels like it's hitting limp mode for about a second or so when driving and then goes back to normal. Or it periodically happens at random points. I haven't scanned the car with VCDS yet but last time I did nothing...
  3. Vlad_PSK

    Glow plug flashing and car goes in limp mode when engine temperature is over 60 degrees Celsius

    Hello everyone! I own an a6 from 2012 with the V6 3.0 TDI and last week I encountered this issue with the limp mode, the engine was heated after a 400 km drive, no engine stops and when I was near home the glow plug started flashing. I went to the service, found a burned wire and thought the...
  4. A

    Anyone help with Mr Muscle trick?

    Hi guys, Hope everyone is well. So basically pretty sure vanes sticking in a3 2.0tdi 170bhp 57 plate. Getting limp mode and intermittent loss of power. Remap, dpf egr delete and cooler delete all done, egt b1 s1 also, but to no avail. Dpf sensor changed too. Basically at the end of my...
  5. EctoA3

    EPC light after Clutch&Flywheel

    Hi All, I've got a 2.0tfsi (ccza) 3dr a3. 09 reg, 115k miles. Had the clutch and flywheel replaced (used sachs parts). All seemed fine but 30 miles after picking the car up I was driving down the m4 and the EPC light came on aswell as the engine warning light, and the car went into limp mode...
  6. B

    Audi A6 c6 3.0tdi Powerloss fault code 131218

    Hi, I am new to the forum and seeking for some advice I hope someone can help me My mechanical knowledge is small, but i do understand a little I have purchased and a6 3.0tdi Quattro 07 plate with 3.0tdi I got the car remapped and its performing 293bhp at the moment With 33% torque boost...
  7. S

    S3-8P, TTE420 Stage 3 - Possible Over boosting into Limp Mode Issue.

    Hi all, currently experiencing some issues with an 8P stage 3 S3 running the TTE420 setup & wanted to see if anyone else had similar symptoms regardless of your setup & what actions were taken to rectify the problem. Briefly, car runs superb & boosts well that is until you take it to the...
  8. S

    PD140 Limp Mode when hot

    Hi all, First time poster, having a few issues with my 8P. Sorry for the massive first post, i like to be thorough and cover everything i've tried so far. Car is a 2012 model 2.0 TDI S-Line, 84K on the clock & my only mod is an EGR Blank (with 10mm hole) which was done around 3 months ago...
  9. C

    Intermittent power loss with no fault codes

    I'd like to first declare that this is my first post on this site so bare with me lol. I have an Audi A3 1.9 TDI 105bhp which has had quite a lot of work done to it ( Reconditioned Turbo, DPF removal, Camshaft position sensor, EGR software remap, Timing belt and water pump) but I've now hit a...
  10. T

    A3 2.0tfsi Injector b problem

    Hey so I have a 2.0 tfsi 2005 A3 and well the car basically went into limp mode, and I looked up the code and it says P2149 Injector B. What is the fix for my car ? Because I’ve looked online and I can’t find anything for an Audi.. is it a new harness somewhere ?
  11. MrBCODC87

    Flashing glow plug, no vag code

    Hey guys I was driving earlier and my glow plug light started flashing as I was goin up a hill and had a serious lack of power. Luckily I was dropping of the other half which was 50m away from where this started happening I parked up turned the engine off and restarted and the flashing stopped...
  12. C

    Advise needed with my Q7 limp mode !

    Hi All, First time on here, recently picked up a Audi Q7 2007 110,000 3.0tdi for £5995. Bargain in my eyes. I know the maintenance and bills are going to be high. But driving it back from the private seller somewhere on the M25, cruising at 60mph suddenly glow plug light flashes and speed drops...
  13. Z

    2.0 tfsi B7 Cabriolet EPC and starting issues.

    Hello all, I have trawled through many threads and web pages and I am unable to determine the best cause of action. Here is my issue. I have owned my car since 2014, last year I started having starting issues when the weather was hot and would get the EPC light on and the car would be in...
  14. Jtg1998

    Multitude of Issues

    Got an 2008 1.9tdi e A3 at the end of February, and i think it has been out of the garage about a week. Have had the egr valve, camshaft sensor and wheel hub changed. It is currently in limp mode (struggles greatly with hills), the esp light is on, the low plug light is flashing, the engine...
  15. DanBastow

    Limp mode

    Hi i have had this before but with normal driving its fine but yesterday i had someone behind me and got a little annoyed at how close he was driving to me so got to the traffic lights and then at green put my foot down and when i got to 50 i lost power and wouldn't go any quicker then after...
  16. supanova

    Audi a3 sline quattro 170bhp 2007 running issue

    Hi guys. Last week, driving home doing around 60mph and suddenly my car dropped dramatically in power, wouldnt get me above 30mph and struggling to stay alive. I nursed it home and called my mechanic. He came and started it and told me it seemed to be the turbo but he couldnt look at it for...
  17. Haudi93

    Help Please.. Glow Plug lights flashing and in limp mode!

    So the past few weeks I thought my car was running a bit sluggish every now and again.. when the other day I was coming home from work and it was intermittently sluggish. Last night when coming home it was doing the same until suddenly it went into limp mode and the glow plug light started...
  18. A

    Traction Control, EPC and Limp

    I searched the forum with my symptoms but it appears to be a general state for many problems so I thought I'd post to see what I can find out. A while ago on my B7 1.8T Quattro the engine light came on, at the time I had a cheap handheld scanner gave me P0222 (Angle Sensor 2 for Throttle...
  19. a43.0v6tdi

    help! intermittent limp mode - P100D 00 [172] - Stuck or Hard to Move

    hi folks, last week i got the inlet manifolds cleaned & swirl flaps, linkages etc replaced, now im sure if this is just coincidence but yesterday i was on the motorway when suddenly went into limp mode with coil engine light flashing, i done a scan when i got home (below) and its showing P100D...
  20. Robowski

    Glow light warning and Limp mode

    Hi, So I seem to have an issue a lot of others have with the glow lights coming on and the car going into Limp mode until it is turned on and off again. I took it in into a garage and they plugged it in and said it was showing as an issue with the turbo. They said the turbo has a bit of play...
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