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Wow! this is a weird one, what have you had done to the car as in new parts etc. and has it had a diagnostics.
Originally Posted by kandi08
Not sure about potentiometer, but a friend of mine had a done up punto (not the same i know)
But that use to do the same, and that was the ecu.
I had another friend with a golf gti, that was the same.
When it start's pissing about, doe's it rev up when you start it again?
Doe's it start again?
Or doe's it rev up like a bag of shite?
Don't know if any of this info will help,
but hope you get it sorted soon mate.
He already checked the MAF. Now he is saying that it looks like the instrument cluster was swapped from a V6 5-series and that is causing the computer to act up (since the rpm ranges would be different between a V8 and a V6).
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