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murphy_boy_2
09-01-2009, 10:00 PM
Last night on my way home from work my check engine light came on. Car is running just fine. I replaced all the coil packs a couple weeks ago. Other than that I haven't had to do a thing to the car. Any ideas on what I should look for tomorrow. I had class all day and then had to go to work after so I didn't have time to run down to autozone to get the code scanned, going to do that tomorrow.

Any ideas of what this random code is would be greatly appreciated!

Also its an 01 1.8t quattro manual 129k miles

Thanks
Jeff

CrtchRktRcr
09-01-2009, 10:03 PM
need to have it scanned. no other options. could be a million things.

murphy_boy_2
09-01-2009, 10:04 PM
Figured. I'll post up the code tomorrow. In the meantime, forget I even posted this.


Thanks Jeff

walky_talky20
09-01-2009, 11:37 PM
In the meantime, perhaps we should guess what it is, eh?

My guess is P1128 - Long Term Fuel Trim mult.,Bank1 System too Lean

This is fun.

Mawhitey
09-02-2009, 03:39 AM
cat efficiency one,lol

GetBoosted84
09-02-2009, 07:55 AM
My vote is for:
17968 - Maximum Engine Speed Exceeded (Engine Warranty VOID! :-)
P1560 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent

I love when I get that one :-)

98A4TQ
09-02-2009, 08:02 AM
My vote is for:
17968 - Maximum Engine Speed Exceeded (Engine Warranty VOID! :-)
P1560 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent

I love when I get that one :-)lol I scanned my car the other day and got that one.

gli_ryan
09-02-2009, 10:02 AM
i'm guessing its a random missfire still

murphy_boy_2
09-02-2009, 10:48 AM
i'm guessing its a random missfire still

Nope, no more random missfire, thank god. Coil packs took car of that right away.

Code is P0411- secondary air injection system

Any ideas what to look for now?

murphy_boy_2
09-02-2009, 11:28 AM
It appears someone else just experienced my same problem and the thread got very in depth so if a moderator wants to just delete this (if thats possible) I'm all for that.