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    Dashboard/needle lights going out?

    Hi guys

    Annoying fault, whilst driving at any point, my dashboard lights go completely out, the needles freeze and after about 4-5 secs they all come back on. Needles reset themselves to what im currently driving and clock re-sets. Any ideas?

    Also, not sure whether its related, very rarely when i start the car it cuts out completely, no dash lights at all again. I take the key out, try again and boom! everything as normal (apart from clock again reset)

    This is getting really annoying now, especially at....Ahem....70mph on the motorway!

    any ideas??

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    Earth fault?

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    I'd start with a new battery.
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    Battery was replaced by the AA 2 months ago? Could be a faulty one you think?

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    You need to get the car scanned for faults with VCDS to identify the problem.

    Check on VCDS user map for someone close to you who will help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gen.heinz guderian View Post
    Earth fault?
    +1 on Earth fault... Had this on a Golf Mk4 a few years ago. It probably won't show any fault codes either.
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