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98 audi a4 chugging/lose of power/engine cuts out? Everything was fine I went to turn on to a side street and all of a sudden the rpm dropped all the way down, the check engine light came on, and the car started chugging. The battery light then came on, the headlights flickered, and the car started shaking. There's gas in the car and i just had oil put in the car. I let the car sit for ten minutes and it started up fine with the engine light on and let me drive a quarter mile down the road

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Sounds like a MAF(Mass air flow sensor, you can start by pulling it out, it's inside the intake box on this car. You can clean it with a high percentage isopropl alcohal or MAF cleaner, this sounds to be the problem, if it is really bad, you can unplug it temporarily, it will not have as much power but it will run better. If cleaning it doesn't fix it, then you will need to replace it, ensure not to touch the sensor itself at all.
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98 audi a4 chugging/lose of power/engine cuts out? Everything was fine I went to turn on to a side street and all of a sudden the rpm dropped all the way down, the check engine light came on, and the car started chugging. The battery light then came on, the headlights flickered, and the car started shaking. There's gas in the car and i just had oil put in the car. I let the car sit for ten minutes and it started up fine with the engine light on and let me drive a quarter mile down the road


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