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do eml lights come on at startup on diesels??

tommytonguedj Aug 28, 2012

  1. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    Hi All, Can anyone confirm that the eml on a b6 diesels does'nt come on when ignition is first turned on and then off?? Only asking as i read on another site earlier whilst searching that it does'nt and it also has no mention of it in the handbook whilst other lights do. Thanks Tommy
     
  2. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    hmmm

    I cant say I have ever noticed mine to be honest!
     
  3. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    Hope it does'nt as it will save me an mot job ;)
     
  4. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    just been out and checked mine and its a no
     
  5. I always thought they were supposed too? mine doesnt come on at all..... i had about 6 fault codes stored on my ecu at last scan one an intermittant injection fault, and one a hydromount issue but no eml, i just automatically assumed that like most other cars ive owned it should come on as a test on ignition, i assumed mine had been tampered with...
     
  6. demus

    demus Fire in the hole..

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    What year is the car?? mine is a 2001 B6 and has no engine management light, the one we had at work was a 2004 and this did have a light, both 1.9TDI..
    In the past mine has had at various times stuck vanes causing overboosting - limp mode, MAF sensor disconnected, cranking with MAP sensor disconnected... none brought up any warning lights..
     
  7. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    majority of cars the engine light only comes on with emmision faults so I bet audi's are the same
     
  8. pauldazzle

    pauldazzle Well-Known Member

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    My EML comes on with ignition at position 2 but goes out on start up. This has been the case on all 7 VAG cars I've owned.
     
  9. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    as above
    on with igg lights
    off when started same as airbag light
     
  10. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    strange how some do and some don't, Mines a 2001 b6 and as indicated the owners handbook says nothing about eml lighting up unless there is a fault but others like airbag, abs immobiliser it states when ignition is turned on these will light up for a few seconds then go out.
     
  11. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    Well after more searching the epc light on audis is the eml light i don't feel too bad though as many have been confused by it lol
     
  12. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Well this is what I get up on mine

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  13. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    I know it's exactly the same as mine it's doing my head in now cos the hanbook says the epc is an engine management alternative to the glow plug coil light, Now i'm truly confused.
     
  14. stu_m

    stu_m Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    does the car start and drive? then don't worry about it lol
     
  15. tommytonguedj

    tommytonguedj Member

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    lol ye i have done upto now but due to the new stupid mot rules it's pecking my head, It's booked in for tomorrow anyhow so i'll let everyone know how it goes.
     
  16. DodgeT

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    Mines the same as stu_m too.
    2001 B6.

    Take it passed MoT tommy?
     

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