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    Default oh no, the dreaded car & spanner

    driving to work this morning, car with a spanner light came on arGhHHHH!!!!


    pulled over ignition off, restart 5 mins light came on again, now that light has gone off


    but now the engine light is on!!!!!!!

    great driving home in limp mode, got it booked in on tuesday at stealers

    1 month left of warranty

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    Happened to me matey.
    it was the throttle body assembly gone west.
    That plus a tech2 was £300 at VX.
    Good job you have warranty !

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    yeah better a month before the warranty ends than a month after

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    its been in

    needs swirl valve actuator, new manifold £700

    good news all under warrenty

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grimo72 View Post

    good news all under warrenty
    Thats a relief

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gibbon7000 View Post
    Thats a relief
    too right

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    will they replace the timing belt aswell to do this?

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    well got it back today

    wow its like a new car, better than when i got it

    great job done at dealers

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