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EPC light came on.

Since this has happened my car stalls at weird times and has trouble starting. Now my MIL light has come on also. Neither one is blinking they just remain on. What can I do?

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Change your brake light sensor.

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You have a bad COIL PACK

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Why does check engine light blink when I accelerate?


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The malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is located in the instrument panel cluster. The MIL will display as either SERVICE ENGINE SOON or one of the following symbols when commanded ON:
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My epc light keeps coming on and then one day when I was driving a big red light came on that said stop


I have a 2002 Passat, 1.8L Turbo. I had a problem where my EPC light kept coming on, and I would have a lot of trouble starting my car in hot weather. The EPC light stands for Electronic Pedal Control. When you press on the gas/brake, the pedal doesn't pull a wire like in the past, it's all done by computers. The sensor is saying that somewhere along the path from the pedal, to the brake that something is acting up.

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