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2003 GTI 1.8T ESP light on and cruise control inoperative.

Hi, I have a 2003 1.9tdi vw Touran. It had new tyres in the summer and since then traction control light and esp light keep coming on. I cannot turn them off. No particular times they just seem to come on randomly. Since then have had all tyres replaced and still no luck. Car has been in vw garage for service and apparantly diagnostics came back fine. They said that there was nothing wrong with car. The car did not used to do this. Have driving test next tuesday and need to sort before then. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Heather. I have a 03 GTI 1.8T. A week ago the cruise control started working only sporadically, then today the ESP light came on. I checked all the fuses, nothing is blown. Computer problem? Any expertise would be greatly appreciated.

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If the ESP light on the touran stayys on pernamently then it is extremely likely that the ABS control unit is faulty. Its a common problem with tourans, unfortunately the part alone is about £1000.

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