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

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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    Average mileage: 136,630 (20,000–267,890)
    Exhaust & Emissions affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo
    4 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005
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    2004 Volkswagen Golf TDI 20,000 mi,
    I've replaced glow plugs 5 times!
    2004 Volkswagen Golf TDI 267,890 mi,
    After worm up 20 min when i start to go engine light coms on and don't want to go i have worm it up again