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V w polo 2002 reg 1,4 4 cylinder petrol engine have lambda

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v w polo 2002 reg 1,4 4 cylinder petrol engine have lambda probe replace twice work ok light illuminate after 3 weeks stays on
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
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Which malfunction code keeps coming back .
Greg
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
lambda probe light on 1.4ccvw polo replace twice by garage light goes out for 2 weeks
then come on again
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can cause itwhat else
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
Need the actual code .As this could be anything from a vacuum leak causing the Sensor to malfunction ,wiring issue connection or even a malfunctioning ECM. Greg
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
don't have access to the code
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.
Hi .
Okay going from the issue you have its not the lambda sensor that is the problem but the wiring or connections if this is okay then you may have a problem with the ECM .may need replacing or just a reflash (depending on the code).
I would bite the bullet and have VW or a good VW repair shop hook up a dealer level scan tool and check this out for you , if you was at a dealer then i suggest you check out another.
Depending on the code this could be a problem with the running of the engine ,misfiring engine bad plugs ,vacuum leak at the manifold , exhaust leak before the lambda sensor.
Rgds Greg

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