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Q: check engine light on 2002 Volkswagen Golf

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check engine light flashes and then car shakes. problem is intermitten.
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audi has a recall coming for the "pencil type" coils. you may be able to get this fixed for free at the dealer if its coils, its worth a call.
Hello,
This is indicating that there is a misfire in the engine, try not to drive it in this condition, you can damage your catalytic converter. You'll need to have the diagnostic trouble codes read out and diagnosed. I can tell you that on this model, it is common to see the ignition coils fail and cause this problem.
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