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    1. 05-17-2019 10:52 PM #1
      Hello all. Happy(ish) new owner of a 2012 JSW TDI with the emissions fix. Just threw a CEL tonight during normal around town driving. Car is running great. No odd sounds or anything.

      What I’m wondering is this. Could my driving habits have caused this light? I only drive about 10-20 miles a day. This would cause it to never prompt a regen from what I’ve read. Would this be enough to start throwing codes?

      I know I’m asking before having any codes pulled so It’s kind of a shot in the dark but it’s the weekend and it’s going to eat at me until next week.



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      05-20-2019 07:59 AM #2
      Need to get the codes pulled. If its emissions related, take it to VW.

      Also, if you are concerned about not getting into regen, I would just make sure you drive it a little more to get it up to temp and into regen territory.
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