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    Exclamation Car and spanner light!

    Evening ladies and gents,

    I have now had this light on for a week or two now and every time I put my fault code reader on it and turn it off , it comes straight back on the next day. It not causing no problems with the running of the car but it is starting to worry me as I have a big trip planned soon and don't want it going tits up on me then,


    Any suggestions people ?

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    Does the light stay on perminantly or go off after a few mins?

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    what fault code is it bringing up?

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    The light stays on permantly but my reader can't find a fault code!

    This is a strange one too me ?

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    What engine and code mate
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    Cdti 150, but I get no codes come up.... I only use it to turn it of, but I check before I turn it off just in case. I think my code reader is cack!

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    Quote Originally Posted by G4GAV View Post
    Cdti 150, but I get no codes come up.... I only use it to turn it of, but I check before I turn it off just in case. I think my code reader is cack!
    Try disconnecting your battery and leaving it for a couple of hours - make sure you have your radio code before doing it. I had a persistant 'check safeguard' light that continued to show when repair done and fault cleared - disconnected battery and cleared light - Certainly worth a try.

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    I had the same sort of problem with a fault code that my reader didnt pick up and it turned out to be a duff glow plug.

    If you can,take then out 1 by 1 and get a multimeter on them and see if you have 1 or more non functioning plugs

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    Quote Originally Posted by alcutler View Post
    Try disconnecting your battery and leaving it for a couple of hours - make sure you have your radio code before doing it. I had a persistant 'check safeguard' light that continued to show when repair done and fault cleared - disconnected battery and cleared light - Certainly worth a try.
    you dont need radio codes on his car

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    Quote Originally Posted by justin32 View Post
    you dont need radio codes on his car
    He wont need the code then - even easier!

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