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Old January 13th, 2008, 17:49   #1
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Default HELP OBD2 code PO673

Any help would be appreciated. My 03 TDI engine light is on. I checked for the code using my cheap OBD2 scanner from Walmart! Its worked by referencing problem code P0673. I tried to cross reference this code with my VW workshop manual but this code is not listed. Can anyone help?

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Old January 13th, 2008, 18:03   #2
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When ever you can't find a code, try Google.

The code refers to "glow plug number 3 circuit" according to Google and seconded by Bentley.
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Old January 13th, 2008, 18:36   #3
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The Ross-Tech Wiki page should be of some help:
http://wiki.ross-tech.com/index.php/17057/P0673/001651
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Old January 17th, 2008, 16:51   #4
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WOW Thank you for all the help. That light has been bugging me for months. Do you think its the #3 glow plug or something more challenging?

Maybe I am not that smart but I tried to google the code with a search VW OBD2 code PO673 but all it pulled up was this post and one other none related item. What it the best way to seach in google? I am a pretty good mechanic but codes are new to me.

Cheers, Thank's again.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 17:31   #5
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Did you follow the link to the TDI glow plugs 101? They give you great help there. Yes something is wrong with either the #3 glow plug or the wiring to it.
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Old January 18th, 2008, 09:39   #6
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More likely a dirty connection at the harness. Some DeOxit will help this. However, you can check out the glowplug with a multimeter to see if it is fried. If you live near a HarborFreight, you can usually pick up a digital multimeter for less than $5.
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Old January 18th, 2008, 18:52   #7
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I never had a car new enough for a code reader. I am a gear head but this stuff makes my head hurt. I hate to let anyone work on my cars and bikes so I am sticking with it until it starts getting fun. I know what I need to do.

Thanks for all the help. As always I always you find great people connected with cars and bikes.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 09:57   #8
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Its fixed. The plugs tested OK. DEOXIT did the trick. CHEERS .
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