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    The list of faults continues to grow as for the past few days after cold starting there is no power at all as if the turbo isnt kicking in. If i stop and restart the engine the power returns god knows whats causing this one lol

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    Fault update. It is not just related to cold starting, can happen at any time. Also restarting doesnt always clear the fault and when its faulting it wont rev past 3200 RPM. EGR has been disconnected for a while as was causing car to pull away sluggishly from lights. Anybody come across anything like this before? HELP !!!!!!!!!

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    Any lights? Fault codes? With the window open can you hear the turbo spooling up?

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    mil light is on permantly beacuse of egr, cant hear turbo spooling up at all.

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    Does it happen when hoofing it (check boost pipes) or at any time?

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    happens at any time and will only rev to about 3000rpm, but sounds like its working hard at those revs. Ive noticed its now taking more restarts to return to normal, but when it does it goes like a train.

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    Finally fixed. Traced fault to throttle body and after stripping down found electrical part to be swimming in oil. Cleaned throttle body and egr in works oil bath blast of contact spray reassemble and it now drives like a dream. Didnt suspect throttle body at first but it started making a whining noise. How it filled with oil ill never know. Thanks for everybodys help and comments on this one

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