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Volkswagen passat warning light problem.. I will be driving innthe car and it seems that every time the car gets a slight harsh bump a big warning light comes up in the middle of the dash, flashes whilst beeping 3 times then it will disappear.. Any ideas?

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Read your owners manual about the light
& why it would come on
No owners manual have a repair shop check it out

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

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If you locate the water expansion tank (front of the bonnet, opened, with the pressure-cap to top-up if necessary) - check that there's sufficient coolant in there (check whilst the engine is cold).

If so, you may be suffering the same problem as a lot of RX8 owners, with a dodgy coolant level sensor in the tank. One way to confirm this is to remove the connector to the tank - on the left-hand side of the tank as you look from the front (not the air-conditioning connector, immediately to the left of it, attached to an aluminium billet). Ensure the (now free-hanging) connector from the wiring loom is safely stowed and give it a test drive. If you're satisified that the warning goes away then you know that the level sensor in the tank is faulty (and therefore the warning light is spurious). Unfortunately, that's a pricey item to replace (dealer price, UK, in the region of £200).

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