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Old 10-14-2009, 03:50 PM
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The MIL has come on in my 2007 A3 2L. It has about 40K miles. Any idea what the cause might be and is there something I can do before I take it in for an expensive visit to the dealership?
 
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Old 10-14-2009, 09:07 PM
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try clicking the fuel cover for 3+ clicks clockwise(closed). bet it goes away after a day or three. happens to me every few months, dealer recommended this and has worked every time.
 
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Old 10-15-2009, 07:28 AM
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a code reader would help you diagnose error messages.
 
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Old 10-15-2009, 01:28 PM
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Thanks JOELSINDC! The fix you suggested worked and it did so very quickly. Nice work.
 
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