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      Sudden deacceleration - Ford Classic diesel

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      I have a 2014 Ford Classic diesel which is driven some 52000 KMs. I am facing the below issue with it - the car suddenly stops accelerating while driving. If I change gears, I get 2-3 secs of acceleration before having to change the gears again to get another 2-3 secs and so on. Restarting the engine gives a few secs/mins of accelearation before the problem recurs. On releasing the clutch while this problem is happening, the car makes a lot of noise (thats also an indicator that the problem is about to start). The car was serviced 1.5 months back (after one year). It happens randomly and is difficult to demonstrate. I had it checked once and the problem did not occur so the inspection was inconclusive. Do let me know if you have any pointers to it.

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      1.check any leak in vacum lines.
      2.Test that turbo wastegate/VGT vanes are not sticking.
      3. Check intercooler/Turbo hoses.

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      I am surprised that engine check light is not showing up.
      I had 80% similar symptoms when a hose pipe connecting to the valve was leaking.
      Run a diagnostic. If no problem found, check the hose connections.
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