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I have a 2004 golf sdi estate the ignition coil light stayed on, I don't belive I have an air mass meter - but both my brake light had failed, I replaced the bulbs and the coil light went off ... is this a coincidence ?

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You do not have an ignition coil as it is a diesel car[sdi], the light is the diesel pre-heater light for heating the diesel oil when it is cold as the diesel oil is thicker,the fault is the brake light switch just above the brake pedal and is quite easy to change[it just turns 90deg] I dont know why the fuel heater light comes on at the same time but assume it shares an earth with the brake lights at the ecu,switch is about £11 from gsf car parts.

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It has a bulb out monitoring system
and I believe that’s what was the message
u had bulbs out

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