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Help please what do thes dash lights mean?

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    As title says I have two dash bored lights that come up at the same time. Could someone please tell me what they mean and what's wrong with my car [​IMG]

    Obviously ignore the handbrake light. What do the 2 yellow ones mean?

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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    The one that says ABS is saying there is a fault with the ABS system.
    and the other one i'm not to sure.

    Got your car manual to hand?


    EDIT:=- The one is ESP I think.
    Also, get VCDS on it and check for codes.
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    Dash bored - awesome!

    They are indeed the ABS and ESP lights, meaning there is a fault with the car, most typically brake light switch or abs sensor. Do the brake lights work ok?

    If so then I'd try and get the car scanned to give you a better idea of what's wrong.
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    If it's not a rear bulb then it will be the brake switch which is around £20 and 30 min to fit.
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    It turns all my traction control off??
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    ESP works by controlling the brake circuit in parts, if there is a fault with this then it will turn ESP off too as a failsafe.
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    Surely it's not goin tob a bulb then?
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    Where abouts is this and is it hard to do yourself?
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    Its on the brake pedal. I've a pdf you can have if you want.

    Have you checked to see whether the brake lights are working?
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    What's a PDF mate?
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    A document file like windows word document but you can't edit it.
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    What do I do with it. Sorry for my ignorance lol
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    Its a guide to help you change the brake light switch!
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    Woorlord shifting to Hyperspace... . VCDS Map User

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    :banghead: ......we have the Technology!
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    You open it like a Word document, using a progream called Adobe Acrobat reader usually or just google PDF reader and you will be sorted.
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    Oh I see lol sorry. Yeah if u could. Thing is it's very intermittent which doesn't help
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    PM me your email address and I'll send it over.

    I'd get it scanned though before you start changing things at random.
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