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Author Topic: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light  (Read 2090 times)

Offline dagodave

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2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« on: August 13, 2016, 11:17:55 PM »
hello anyone know why my cold start light has started flashing all the time :(   dave c

Offline Grant2012

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Re: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2016, 11:28:33 PM »
Lack of routine maintenance?  [HAHA]
Check dem brake lights!!
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Offline johnnyroper

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Re: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2016, 07:02:50 AM »
I think that is indicating a fault with engine,get it plugged in see what's happening

Offline Mirez

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Re: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2016, 09:50:36 AM »
You are both correct, the glowplug light flashes to indicate a fault code BUT its often frequently caused by blown brake lights.
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Offline johnnyroper

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Re: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2016, 10:54:14 AM »
Well I never knew that blown brake light bulbs could cause that.....learn something new everyday.

Offline Ben g mon

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Re: 2004 1900 galaxy cold start waning light
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2016, 11:04:51 AM »
Found this out last week after a bulb blew

It's 12v 21/5w double point , if the glow  plug light still comes on time to plug in the vag com

 

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