epc light comming on and car stalls
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    epc light comming on and car stalls

    Hi all, I have a 2002 vw passat and have recently had problems with warm starts, car won't start when warm until you pump the gas pedal and then the EPC light comes on, can anyone give me a clue where to start looking for the problem?????
    Thanks Hilary

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    Sounds like the typical coolant temperature sensor problem. When coolant warm, sensor tells ECM coolant is cold and ECM enriches mixture causing hard starting and possible misfires.

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    Yeah Found The Problem....thanks All

    Hi all, Just a quick note to let everyone know that the issues I was having with my 2002 passat not starting when engine was warm ended up being the krank sensor...$45.00 part and now the car is running great....thank you again...loads of help
    Hilary

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