once i hit 3,000 rpm glow plug light starts flashing

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Asked by Sep 16, 2014 at 02:23 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi, i have a 2002 vw golf tdi. everytime i hit about 3,000 rpm the glow plug light starts
flashing and it sometimes stalls out when i let off the gas. does anyone know what this
may be?

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65,725

Yes you need to change the glow plug,s.

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so a fairly cheap fix? and just to verify the glow plugs are the long skinny looking spark plugs on the right side with the three plug caps connected to em

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65,725

Yes you are correct.

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ok thank you

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