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Experience:  Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
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Audi A3 2010 2.0l tdi glow plug light flashing, it is the

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Audi A3 2010 2.0l tdi glow plug light flashing
JA: Just to clarify, can you tell me which light it is? And does it blink first, then stay on steady?
Customer: it is the swirl yellow light, it starts flashing when I give it any acceleration and then puts the car into limp mode
JA: Are you fixing your A3 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i haven't tried anything so far
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: it goes off when i restart the engine
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Audi
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 18 days ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** am here to assist you Today i take it you do not know what trouble codes are stored.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
no
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I'm not sure what code and i can't get it diagnosed tell tuesday
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 18 days ago.

That will need to be done first often with this type of issue it can be a boost related issue with sticking vanes in the Turbo charger see images.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
right okay. also, the check engine light is on all the time.
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 18 days ago.

I know it will be like i said code read it first.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
okay
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
thanks
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 18 days ago.

No problem regards Gavin.