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I HAVE A 2001 VW JETTA 2.0 WOTH OBD TROUBLE CODES 1255 AND 1296

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I HAVE A 2001 VW JETTA 2.0 WOTH OBD TROUBLE CODES 1255 AND 1296
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vanagonman replied 8 years ago.

P1255 Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor -G62- Short Circuit to Ground
P1296 Malfunction in Cooling System

You have a bad coolant temp sensor, replace the sensor and clear the codes.

Part number should be 059 919 501 A and it is green sensor.

 

Hope this helps.

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