[Vwdiesel] Flashing glow plug light

Tad tadc at europa.com
Tue Aug 11 15:45:18 PDT 2009

If this was a TDI I'd tell you to check your brake lights/switch.  Not sure
if that applies to the older models.

On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 2:44 PM, Dave <vwzoo at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi
>  I got my Rabbit from my VW mechanic friend. There is a couple things still
> not fixed. The glow plug light flashes when driving. It will flash in
> between the green directional flash when you have the turn signal on. So you
> see green turn signal light, yellow glow plug light green turn signal light
> and so on.  Also it will come on when you hit the brakes. Then
> intermintently it just flash on occasionally when you drive down the road.
> Could it be something simple, like just the relay?
>  The other thing is that the car starts and idles great. It drives down the
> road great, but after you drive down the road and you come to a stop the
> idle races, if you shut it off and start it again it idles fine again. My
> mechanic said I need the injection pump rebuilt. I was wondering if it just
> needs to be driven for a while, because of the car sitting for 9 years
> before I got it going again.
> Thanks for your help.
> Dave
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