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The light means the alternator is not charging properly>>

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Cat convertor light has come on what does that mean

Have you used the correct oil?? Needs re-generation procedure once fault found, can only be done by vw tho I think

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Volkswagon passat tdi engine problems

hello : my proplem is began after i drive my passat 5 kilometer the EPC yellow light is appear and i dont know what that mean . thanks foer your help .. my passat 2003 model petrol . 2000 cc .
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to start, take your car down to advanced auto, they can test your battery and tell you if it is good. If the battery is good, then you may have a problem with your alternator. you can also ask them if they can check the codes on your vehicle, they can give you a rough idea of what something means if a code pops up.

Nov 15, 2011 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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I have a 2003 VW Passat. I keep getting a warning signal that says, "Stop, Check Coolant". According to the temperature gauge, the car is not getting hot. However, at times I do hear a...

A "check coolant" message is generated when a coolant sensor (the Passat has more than one, I believe) returns an abnormal reading. That can occur when there's no coolant circulating (eminent engine seizure) or if the sensor is stuck in an air pocket.
A bubbling/gurgling sound suggests that your cooling system has some air in it, and that might be generating the error messages. If you have just flushed your system, it's possible that someone didn't take the time to purge the system of all air as new coolant was introduced. However, if the system is more or less completely full of coolant, these should eventually work themselves out. Keep an eye on the coolant reservoir tank and keep topping it off if you see the level going down.
A second possibility is that one of your coolant sensors is going bad. I just had to replace one on a 2002 Passat with only 51,000 miles on it. A bad sensor will also return odd readings that trigger warning lights.
A third, much more expensive, possibility is that you are developing a weak spot in one of your head gaskets (I'm assuming you have a Passat with a V6; the 4-cylinder engine will have only 1 head gasket). In that situation, hot exhaust gases may be leaking into your coolant, causing localized hot spots and possibly triggering the error message that you've been receiving.

May 10, 2011 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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1999 Passat 1.8 liter: power steering out, generator light on

alternator may be starting to fail dont trustit have diagnosed by qaulified tech.

Jul 01, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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2001 volkswagon passat ..the epc light randomly came on .. i

Electronic Power Control is what epc means. this could mean a brake light or a bad brake light switch check your lights. If that is fine you must have it check out by a tech

Feb 02, 2009 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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Rectangular shape with knobs light on my 2003 VW Passat

Could it be a battery shape? Red in color - means "Generator". VW recommends not driving if this stays on. Alternator belts may be loose or broken and/or electrical malfunction

Dec 12, 2008 | 2003 Volkswagen Passat

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VW Passat 2003 Brake Lights

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In your trunk area there should be a piece of carpet by your tail light just move that to the side and then you can access your bulb. Any problems please let me know.


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Check to see are your brake light working! if not you have a faulty brake light switch - 10 min repair job at your local VW service centre. With no brake lights you'll need to get it seen to ASAP!!

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