www.tdiclub.com

Economy - Longevity - Performance
The #1 Source of TDI Information on the Web!
Forums Articles Links Meets
Orders TDI Club Cards TDIFest 2016 Gone, but not forgotten VAG-Com List Unit Conversions TDIClub Chat Thank You




Go Back   TDIClub Forums > TDI Model Specific Discussions Areas > Other VW Group TD(I)s

Other VW Group TD(I)s To keep with the theme of VW Diesels, this message area is for discussion of other VW Group Diesels. Yes, TD's are also welcome.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old March 26th, 2018, 10:17   #1
Lon101
Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: London
TDI(s): Polo
Default Indicator amber warning problem

Hi

Over the past year I have had my indicator light warning come on many times. I have changed the bulbs many time but it still come on randomly and ticks very fast. When I restart the car it goes off but it just comes on randomly again the garage could not find anything.

Does anyone know what may be the cause.

TIA
Lon101 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old March 27th, 2018, 20:41   #2
Jetta_Pilot
Veteran Member
 
Jetta_Pilot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: West Hill, Ont. Mexico mid October 2017 to end of April 2018
Default

A Polo?
Where is the car from? Polo's and Pointers and GOL's (No not golf) I see are in Mexico.

As for the light. Have you or maybe a previous owner changed tail light bulbs or other bulbs etc to LED bulbs? Those will give that warning light.
__________________
All interior bulbs to LED. Several VCDS modifications. Darker window tint. EVO skid-plate. Malone Stage 2, Winpower Projector headlights. Angel eyes.LED DRL's.24mm H&R rear sway bar.
Jetta_Pilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 16th, 2018, 12:10   #3
QuickTD
Veteran Member
Default

I've seen this happen on older cars when indicator switch contacts become contaminated with wear particles. The particles of copper mix with the grease and short the contacts randomly. The solution is to clean or replace the indicator switch.
QuickTD is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Warning/indicator lights issue RWBohning TDI 101 1 August 2nd, 2010 10:16
Glow plugs (Engine warning Indicator) sreeve TDI 101 19 October 18th, 2006 08:09
Mystery Warning Indicator Light texyak TDI 101 15 May 30th, 2006 16:54
PO128 Engine Warning Light Indicator--HELP! cagduc TDI 101 4 March 8th, 2005 23:05
Warning indicator on dash for brake service? JettaTDI777 TDI 101 2 June 29th, 2004 15:25


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:41.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright - TDIClub Online LTD - 2017
Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Forum Rules | Disclaimer
TDIClub Online Ltd (TDIClub.com) is not affiliated with the VWoA or VWAG and is supported by contributions from viewers like you.
1996 - 2017, All Rights Reserved
Page generated in 0.11205 seconds with 13 queries
[Output: 57.51 Kb. compressed to 52.25 Kb. by saving 5.26 Kb. (9.15%)]