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Check engine light 1998 VW Jetta

The car runs good, it just had a tune up and oil change, but the check engine light is still on. I know it can't be that big of a deal, but I just wanna know why it is on. I have taken it to part stores to read the code, but no one can find the plug in for it or know how to do it.

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  • emc_04_02 Feb 06, 2009

    Thanks, but they have checked all over the under dash on driver side and still no luck in finding it. Sounds crazy I know LOL.

  • emc_04_02 Feb 20, 2009

    You were exactly right. It was above my cig lighter. Now I just can't believe I didn't see it before when it was right in front of my face:) Thank you soooo much.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the plug is on the drivers side.

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The exact location depends on the type of motor you have. My guess it's behind the plastic cigarette-lighter cover. But it could also be behind any other unused button-placeholders in the center-console or even on the driver-side, near the hood-latch.

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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