Skoda Octavia pick up problems

2004 Skoda Octavia Problem

CarSkoda Octavia 1.9 TDI
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The car seems to lack any power , i have serviced the turbo , cleaned the manifolds , cleaned the EGR changed timing belt , changed oil , diesel and oil filters.

The car does a max on 100 KMPH despite flooring the acci.

Checked the vacuum hoses all ok . Scanned the car for errors none no lights on the dash either . The car makes a lot of noise of late .On one occasion the coil lamp came on was on for a day then disappeared

Pls help.
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Gearbox & Clutch

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11830 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Check your brake lights re. coil lamp coming on . Often when the brake light switch fails or bulb out it flashes for some reason .Dependant on mileage and with engine noise , could be general wear on engine and compressions low .A lot of those cars are ex taxis or hire cars with enough miles to take you to the moon and back .

Posted on Friday 29th of May 2015
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saleemshaikh1979 | Driver | Since: May 2015 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 0 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Now got the tensioner changes and clutch as well, turbo is good but the rpm keeps going up with no or lack in pick up

Posted on Saturday 4th of February 2017
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Solution 2
Manu | Driver | Since: Mar 2018 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

No worry. Just change your car intercooler. Then check your car will get pickup. I had same issue on my Octavia 2003 just replaced intercooler then pickup is just boosted like jet.

Posted on Sunday 18th of March 2018
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