Welcome to the VW AUDI Forum - VWAF.

Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    4
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    Any ideas chaps, went to collect my A4 tonight, started it up OK, drove it 20yds, stopped it. When I went back to it, it started up fine but the throttle pedal did absolutely nothing at all, refused to rev up. Then the glow plug light started to flash.

    Luckily, the guy I bought it off gave me my cash back.

    Anyone have an idea what it could be? I am new to these vehicles.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    I have a check engine indication due to a faulty glow plug 2. The engine will not rev past 3000 rpm. I expect to resolve this with a new glow plug.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    9,189
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks
    43
    Thanked 163 Times in 140 Posts

    Re: A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    it sounds like a glow plug has failed and put it into limp mode..

    On the first post of the thread i would advise you get the fault codes read with VAG-COM.

    Loads of our members have vag com, so i would recommend you up date your location and place a post in the chat about cars section..

    Im in West Yorkshire, - if thats any help to you?

    Rick
    VWAF - By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content, benefit from discounts, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Re: A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    Thank you for the comment. I just read and reset two OBD codes. A P0234, engine overboost and the P0672 for glow plug 2. Last winter I replaced glow plug 3 but I do not remember any operation restrictions. The vehicle has over 95,000 miles. I need to invest in a $18 glow plug.

  5. #5
    doubtingt Guest

    Re: A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    may not have anything to do with glow plug since the the caution came on 4 me after driving 4 10min (why would glow plugs activate during engine run?); check ur brake lights and/or brake switch; VW has a recall on the brake switch; somehow it's tied to this fault in the ECM.

    good luck.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    6
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Smile Re: A4 TDi - glow plug light flashing, will not rev up past idle speed

    yeah my golf tdi had a flashing glowplug warning light and it was tied to a brakelight fault, both brakelights stopped working and the glowplug light flashed on and off, i just changed both rear brake light bulbs, nothing else, and the fault disappeared. can't explain it.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Flashing Glow Plug Light??
    By TDi_B5 in forum Passat - B5 Forum - 1997 -2005
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 02-11-2009, 09:49 PM
  2. Glow plug warning light flashing.
    By Nebooaw in forum Passat - Archive Topics
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-07-2007, 07:37 PM
  3. Fault Code p0200 (flashing glow plug)
    By s0niX in forum Polo - Derby - Lupo - Fox
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 24-04-2007, 05:32 PM
  4. Glow Plug Warning Lamp Flashing
    By apache24uk in forum Polo - Derby - Lupo - Fox
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-04-2007, 09:20 PM
  5. Glow plug warning flashing whilst driving
    By Linndek in forum Archive posts
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16-02-2007, 02:50 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to top






Disclaimer: VW Audi Forum is an "independant enthusiast website", and is in no way related to any of the Worldwide Volkswagen,Audi,Seat,Skoda,Bentley,Bugatti,or Lamborghini group of Companies. For official upto date information on any of there vehicles, please visit the official websites. Any comments made throughout this website, are the views of the respective poster, and in no way represent the views of the VW Audi Forum Administration, or the worldwide Volkswagen & Audi Group of companies.


VW Audi Forum do not vet and are not responsible for any information which is posted in this forum. All content is viewed and used by you at your own risk and we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information.


Copyright: Images used on this website by the Administration are "Copyright" of Volkswagen GB, Volkswagen AG (Germany), Audi GB, Audi AG (Germany), Volkswagen Motorsport GB, Volkswagen Motorsport AG (Germany), Audi Motorsport AG (Germany), Volkswagen Racing GB, Bentley, Bugatti, and Lamborghini. No image can be replicated by anyone WITHOUT the relevent Companies written permission.


VW Audi Forum is an AUTHORISED retailer for the Surf City Garage range of car care products


All trademarks and copyrights remain property of their respective owners.

No part of the VW Audi Forum website or forum may be reproduced without written permission from the site administration


PLEASE NOTE - PERSONAL ABUSE, ABUSE AGAINST THIS OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE OR ANY COMPANY WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. OFFENDERS WILL BE MODERATED OR EVEN BANNED.


This website and forum are best viewed at a minimum resolution of 1024 by 768.





Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape


- VW AUDI Forum - The No1 VW Audi Forum - Volkswagen (VW) - Audi - Seat - Skoda - Bentley - Bugatti - Lamborghini - Porsche - VW Audi Forum -


- www.vwaudiforum.co.uk - www.vwaudiforum.co.uk -