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2003 Jetta: Indicator Lamp..I read the DTC to determine what is wrong

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2003 Jetta TDI

Malfunction Indicator Lamp is on so how do I read the DTC to determine what is wrong?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Anthony replied 7 years ago.

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Go to any autoparts store and buy or rent a universal obd2 testor and plug it into the port under the dash near the hood release and use the tool to gather the codes.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Will the universal reader have the proper cable end to mate up with the VW connector?
Expert:  Anthony replied 7 years ago.

Was you car bought in the US or Canada?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
US
Expert:  Anthony replied 7 years ago.
Then you are ok. All US cars in 03 have the same connector and the universal tool works on any car from 1996 onwards.
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