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VW MKIV-A4 TDIs (VE and PD) This is a general discussion about A4/MkIV Jetta (99.5-~2005), Golf(99.5-2006), and New Beetle(98-2006). Both VE and PD engines are covered here.

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Old November 28th, 2012, 17:20   #1
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Default Flashing Glow Plug Indicator

My Glow Plug Indicator was flashing yesterday (2001 Golf). I replaced a burnt out brake light, now the Glow Plug flashing is gone. Really???
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Old November 28th, 2012, 18:29   #2
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It does seem a bit odd, but that is how it lets you know you have a light out. There are a number of things that cause the GP light to flash, but bake lights is the most common.

I've learned so much from my mistakes I'm thinking of making some more.

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