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Volkswagen Tiguan Owners Manual: Indicator lights

Read and follow the introductory information and safety information firstIntroduction to the subject 

Lights up Possible cause Proper response
Engine control malfunction (Electronic Power Control). Have engine checked immediately by an authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.
Engine control/monitoring system malfunction (engine Malfunction Indicator Light - MIL) Ease off the accelerator. Carefully drive to the nearest authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility. Have engine checked.
Flashes Possible cause Proper response
Misfire, which can damage the catalytic converter. Ease off the accelerator. Carefully drive to the nearest authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility. Have engine checked.

When the ignition is switched on, several warning and indicator lights come on briefly for a function check. They go out after a few seconds.

Note

Failure to heed warning lights or text WARNINGS can result in vehicle damage.

As long as the indicator lights or are on, expect engine malfunctions, increased fuel consumption and loss of engine efficiency.
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