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I have a 2001 volkswagen getta glx vr6 engine and i have problems

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i have a 2001 volkswagen getta glx vr6 engine and i have problems with the car.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
16502 coolant temperature sensor- g2 signal too high P0118_ INTERMITENT
EVAP purge valve (n80) short to ground p1425
secundary air injector solenoid valve (n112) short to ground p1421
secundary air pump relay j299 short to ground p1435
thats all the codes my car have how can i solv each one of those problems
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
manual transmission
Expert:  Billy replied 1 year ago.
Hello and Welcome! I'm Billy and i will assist you with your inquiry. Feel free to ask if any further info is needed.
AS for the first code, i would check the wiring connector on the engine coolant temperature sensor.
I would next check the engine control module connectors, make sure you have tight and clean contacts, and no signs of corrosion or water ingress, as the module is located in the plenum chamber (under the windshield, in engine bay, remove cover for access, make sure the drain holes in this plenum chamber are not obstructed, and that water can drain rapidly, clean as necessary).
I would check the connectors in plenum chamber, as the other problems might have a common cause (short to ground on different circuits).
Start with these, and any connectors in engine bay that look loose, or with signs of water, or even dodgy wiring.
Then clear the codes, test the vehicle, check for remaining fault codes after that, and we'll proceed as necessary.
Regards,
Billy