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The engine icon on the dash board lights up, not blinking and does not go away. Jetta 2004 TDI Does it mean I cannot drive the car at all?

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Hi,
The answer to that question will be in your users manual, but you will need to get the fault codes read. The engine is computer controlled, and it stores it's recorded faults. So the only sensible way forward is to get a list of fault codes from the onboard diagnostic system and take it from there. You could either go to a VW dealer, or if you are technically minded you could buy a £15 interface cable, download some free "VAG diagnostic software" and run it on a portable computer.
Hope this helps a bit, D

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