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Old August 3rd, 2007, 07:56   #1
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Default how do I reset "defective bulb" warning light?

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My tail light was replaced due to an "incident" with a pole. The Defective bulb light is still on. Do I need a vag com to reset it?
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Old August 3rd, 2007, 17:27   #2
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I don't think there is need to reset it, I think you still have a light problem and don't realize it. (yet)
Check all your lights and see which one is the culprit.

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Old August 4th, 2007, 14:42   #3
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Post bulb warning light

No you don't need VagCom to reset it> It will go out once you correct the problem. Suggestionh-the brake light contains 2 bulbs. Check there-happened on friend of mine -hooked up VAGCOM -said defective brake light!
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Old August 5th, 2007, 12:53   #4
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make certain you have the right bulb in it, and also make certain that the wiring isnt damaged. it will look for a voltage drop change in the circuit, so either will cause the lamp out indicator to come on.
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