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I have two codes that come up on my vw jetta 2002, one is 16500 and the other is 16824, would you be able to help with any information on these codes?
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VW Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 8 years ago
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Hi,

 

 

Code 16500 is for coolant temperature sensor circuit range/performance - this is normally a faulty ect sensor.

 

 

 

Code 16824 is for evaporative emission system malfunction - this will need professional diagnosis as a diagnostic scanner with testing capability and a smoke machine are absolutely REQUIRED to diagnose this as it can be a leak in the evaporative emissions system, faulty purge valve, faulty evap cannister, or other failed evap component.

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VW Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 8 years ago

Hi,

 

sorry, forgot to add how to replace the ect sensor:

 

The coolant temp sensor is easy to replace. It is on the back of the cylinder head where the large coolant hose connects. It is held in with a clip and seals with an o-ring. simply remove harness connector, unclip and pull out old sensor and oring.

 

 

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Edited by Eric on 6/28/2010 at 5:51 PM EST
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