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Offline Joeseth

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High revs when lights are on
« on: 11 May 2016, 21:17 »
Hi all, having a problem with my mk1 golf gti with a kr engine. When you turn the side lights on the engine revs to about 2500rpm? Any ideas?

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Re: High revs when lights are on
« Reply #1 on: 02 June 2016, 15:25 »
Alternator issue? A place to start investigating at least...
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Offline kraM

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Re: High revs when lights are on
« Reply #2 on: 17 July 2016, 19:36 »
Have you got the box that controls the idle in the loom (under the dash, two relay size square plugs). These fail, try in plugging it, if it makes a difference it's probably this...
It's not the speed... it's the sudden stops...