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    today when i started the car up in morning the spanner light stayd on for approx 5 mins then went out, this has happend everytime ive started up today. starts spot on drives spot on, any info appreciated before i get it checked out on weekend (cdti150) cheers

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    usually if the light goes off then its ok. but it should save a error.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamar View Post
    today when i started the car up in morning the spanner light stayd on for approx 5 mins then went out, (cdti150) cheers
    My guess is that your glowplug(s) are on their way out.

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    yea i suspected the glow plugs but when they are on way out doesnt it have trouble starting or take longer than usual mine starts in 2 ticks. well iyl get code read on week end see where to go from there...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    My guess is that your glowplug(s) are on their way out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamar View Post
    yea i suspected the glow plugs but when they are on way out doesnt it have trouble starting or take longer than usual ..
    Not necessarily, especially if only one has gone down.

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