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    loss of power

    Hey all, I've got a zaffy gsi and on my way home today i had a total loss of power. I was doin roughly 60mph when the engine management light came on and the power vanished, I limped to a layby where the car was idling very roughly. I had a quick look under the bonnet for loose leads/pipes etc but i couldn't find anything. When i restarted the car the problem had disappeared
    I have been getting some funny noises from the turbo lately so i think its time for a replacement - but does anyone have any ideas as to what might have caused this????

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    As the light came in it would have stored a code.

    It sounds like the AFM to me though
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    so would it be best to replace it now or wait to see if the problem re-occurs??

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    Go to a dealers and get the tc read. In this case a eml could be many things so sorry there is no-one on here who can give an accurate answer.

    Would you guess what's wrong with your body if you had a pain and do an operation yourself. No, you would go to the doctors.
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    hahahaha!! ok fairpoint mate
    anyway thought i'd let you -took it to the garage today and the guy said i need a new coil pack, so hopefully all sorted

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    common prob m8
    courtney stage 3 zafira,Mitsubishi evo geek mapped to 389 and 470 lb of torque

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