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    Headlights dimming on startup

    Hi guys,

    Noticed lately that when I start my car for the first 1-2 minutes the headlights go dim and then back to full brightness again. Its quite hard to see sometimes but it is accompanied with a gentle clicking noise from the dash?


    Its a 2006 2.0tdi cabriolet S-line



    Cheers, James

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    Could be the headlight control unit under the steering column, need to go on VCDS first to check voltage to see if it is at fault.


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    have you measured your battery?i had the same problem but it mainly happened when i had my heater on and the lights on at the same time.changed the battery and all good

 

 

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