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No power from engine when cold

Hi, I am new to touareg ownership, I have a 07 2.5tdi and unfortunately I have absolutely no power when it's cold. Pulling out of work or home is actually dangerous.
Has anyone experienced this?
Any help would be greatly appreciated
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post #2 of 7 Old 01-12-2018
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How cold is cold? Any other symptoms? Is it fine once partially warmed up or fully warmed up? Any changes recently?

I would look at your fuel filter first. Unless your idea of cold is above freezing, it could be your fuel is gelling up. Maybe run some fuel additive to your fuel tank - something with some antigel in it. And drain the water from the bottom of the fuel filter/water separator.

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Thanks for replying. Cold as in first start in the morning, or say when I am leaving work, she has been sitting for around 8/9 hours. Once warmed up she flies.
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But at what actual ambient temperature?? That is what Scubacruiser is asking.
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Sorry about that, I am in Ireland so ranges from anything from 0 to 6/7 in the morning this time of year, but she was doing the same thing in the summer, I am not sure if the temp outside is having a bearing, just seems to be cold starts like in the afternoon heading home from work etc.
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Fuel Filter first then, if needed, checks for other common problems.

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Thanks, I will have a look at the fuel filter.
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