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    Just wondering if the fault codes stay on your car or are they cleared once the fault has cleared, only im having a problem with the spanner light coming on randomly but it clears itself. I have it booked into the garage where i got it from on wednesday but no point if the faults arnt stored!

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    when does the light come on?, IE when you start or stop the car or when you are driving along??, if its when you are driving normaly and it comes on and off, don't worry it has rectified its self and not stored a code.

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    it comes on when usually when i start the engine. whe i turn the key the spanne light comes on and it will start but then cut out after 3 to 5 seconds.

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    Luke you should be ok ,a common cause for this scenario is a lazy sensor on one of your glow plugs ,
    Mine has been doing it from the day i got the car , nearly three years ago .
    The light goes out after driving for about 100 yds when ever the engine is cold.
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    usually when i turn ot off and back on it starts again with no light but last night i played football and when i come out to start my car the light was on, tried for 30 minutes but ng. so rang my breakdown company so was out within 30 mins and when they got here start ok no problem with no light. i was gutted

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    Vehicle : Signum 2.0 DTi

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    ask if there,s anyone in your area with a tech 2 or an op-ccom who can have a look at your motor
    Driving vauxhall,s for 30 + years
    and still loving it

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    If it's a 1.9 CDTI(150), check the swirl flaps rod is attached to all four flaps, mine did this and I found no2 had come off and no1 had gone the wrong way preventing no3 and no4 from operating correctly. Car ran OK, very smokey at high revs and the spanner light had a mind of it's own!!!

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    EML comes on for me every time I start the car, for about 3 seconds, always goes off though, I was told this wasn't a problem?

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