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Volkswagen Passat TDI Check Engine Light Due to Issues With Glow Plugs/Wiring Harness

Volkswagen Passat TDI Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 2004, 2005

Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo

Average Mileage: 132,664 mi (100,000 mi - 165,328 mi)


Because of issues with the glow plugs and/or the glow plug wiring harness from the control relay, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us there is a service bulletin, not a recall from Volkswagen regarding replacement of the glow plugs on 2004-2005 model years only.

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