Question about 2003 Volkswagen Golf

2 Answers

Yellow glow light on dash

Bought a golf 1.9 tdi. When i switch the ignition on the light comes on put does not go off until i start the engine. Is the ok, or should the light go off before i start the engine.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • sharma73 Jan 24, 2009

    yes it is a diesel engine

  • sharma73 Jan 24, 2009

    do you know how much this glow plug will cost

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    is that a diesel engine ?

×

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 5,158 Answers

Don't replace them unless you are having a problem with the motor... why waste money ?

Robert

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 83 Answers

Is this the glow plug light? maybe they might need changed for a new set, i know that on diesels they normally go off after 10-15 seconds dependant on temperature.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

  • Martin curl Jan 24, 2009

    if you go onto ebay they will cost around £20-30 delivered for the 4 of them, they are easyish to change, or if you have a local motor factors try them, they are usually cheaper, i usually ring round some first.

    Hope this helps martin




×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Engine dash warning lights (not when driving)


If no warning if u driving - is all ok! Do not worry!
If you driving and comse up some warnings then is better drive to service.

Mar 20, 2014 | 2010 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

When my golf 1.9 tdi been running for awhile if i switch it off them try to restart it it is difficult to restart any idea?


when was the last time you changed your O2 sensors allot of people miss understand these sensors and usually wait until they fail to replace and end up with engine light on.However these are a common switch that is part of a routine tune up maintenance every 50.000kms or so these do affect starting,,cars emissions performance, mileage etc.I have seen these not work properly and not activate engine light so my solution would be O2 sensor Bank 1 sensor 1

Jan 09, 2011 | 2005 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

2001 golf gt tsi diesel. Traction light comes on


You must have the traction control system scanned for the fault code that is present when the light is on.

Jun 26, 2017 | 2000 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

How do i check the back up light switch in a 85 vw golf - manual transmission - gas engine?


place cars ignition in the acc position, but not started, lights on first position, put car in reverse. If the lights do not come on, chances are its either 1) the bulbs or 2) the switch. Switch is mounted on the transmission, and has a simple wire going to it.

Apr 02, 2010 | 1985 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

My Golf Mk4 TDI's lights have started pulsing with the sound of the engine idling rough however rev counter stays pretty steady. putting a multimeter across the battery whilst ignition is off gives a...


voltage sounds kinda high for while its running. the voltage regulator in the alternator sounds like it is bad. i would replace the alternator.

Feb 03, 2010 | 2000 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

2001 Golf TDI; check engine-Cam Position Sensor, how to replace


After reading your problem, but don't worry you visit the Reliable-Store they will help you for sure.
2000 2005 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF JETTA GTI CAR REPAIR or WORKSHOP SERVICE MANUAL

Sep 08, 2017 | 2001 Volkswagen Golf

2 Answers

I HAVE VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 1.9 TDI YEAR 02 THERE IS A WARNING LIGHT


hi that light is the heater plug light as u turn you ign on this light comes on to show you its heating up the glow plugs its ok to come on and go off
hope this helps

cheers jay

Jun 26, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

2001 vw golf 1.9 gt tdi miss fire


if you have a pd engine and you say that it miss fires i would change the wire loom to the injectors if it persists the air flow meter is on the blink, has you car ever gone into a limp mode status were you couldn't rev then check your turbo ,this may sound strange but just had a 150bhp tdi which was remapped with a very simular problem

Apr 07, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Golf

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Volkswagen Golf Logo

159 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78919 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8836 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...