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I have recently been gettin a STOP brake fault warning light and alarm on my 2003 vw passat tdi, not long had a service. it seems to come on when starting up, then periodically during the drive. havent noticed a change in braking performance, ps happened since current cold spell really, any ideas pls gents

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  • arw1000 Jan 14, 2009

    I've had the same problem. Happened this morning on the way to work, four times. All four happened after a right hand turn. It very cold here, too, about 20 degrees.



    Also happened once on New Year's Day in the morning, after a right hand turn, when it was bitterly cold as well.

  • Elizabeth288 Jan 15, 2009

    My 2003 passat STOP brake fault light came on last night, it has been bitterly cold here, I'm unsure if i should bring it in for service or if there is any other tips?????

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    this just happened to me today on my way to work. It is 17 below here this morning , so now I'm thinking it is just the cold!

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    Happened yesterday with our 2003 passat [STOP - BRAKE FAULT]. Also bitterly cold here in NY.

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I had this same problem back in November during a very cold spell.I had an appointment to have some "recall" work done on my 03 passat and told them about the STOP brake light. When I picked up my car, the dealer told me that it just needed some brake fluid??, so they filled it ! Well, I don't know about that, but I haven't seen that pesky STOP warning light since.

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