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    Is astrid (my car) ill?

    Every so often an orange light comes on on my dash, its got a spanner on it.
    Is this to mean the engine ECU has found a fault?
    Its not always on just some times, and it can stay one for a bit then go.
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    er thats the not good 1 when it comes on its like a stop now light

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    I used to get the same alot on my MK3 - it turned out to the a fusty connector . Easy to remedtbut difficult to locate which one it was in the first place.

    If it's a MK4 it's dealer time for some Tech 2age

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    mine had that light come on every now and again when id try to start the car and the car just wouldnt spark,
    a week or so later it stopped and was fine, only thing i did to start it was remove the battery,

    im thwe manual it describes that light as something do do with the immolbsier i thought,?
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    yeah its your engine management light

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    Quote Originally Posted by chewitt
    yeah its your engine management light
    i thought there was 2 lights,
    a engine with a lightning bolt it - the engine management one
    and a spanner and gear - something else?


    ill go consult my manual..lol

    EDIT:
    consulted manual the spanner is a electronic prob, pic of engine is a emmsissions prob,
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    Quote Originally Posted by chewitt
    yeah its your engine management light
    Engine management light.. If it does it only once every now and then take the key out for a couple of seconds and put it back in start it up.
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    Its staying on longer now, should i take it to vauxhall to get screwed over?
    (or can any one recomend some where to take it?)
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    Try a reset - disconnect the battery for ½hour or so.

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