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Wolfgang, VW Master Technician
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2012 Volkswagen vetta.. Have two engine codes coming up

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2012 Volkswagen vetta.. Have two engine codes coming up 01169 and 01674.. Any idea what it is and how to fix it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Kevin what engine do you have fitted?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2.5
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Let me look at my info il come back to you

Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Neither of these codes are listed in my system what are you scanning with ? Do you have the description and p codes that came with these codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Using a snap on modis
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is the codes
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Ok first whats the battery like ? Condition wise? Can you do actuations if so you should be able to actuate the secondary air injection valve whilst activating you will hear it clicking

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hey i turned the secondary air injection on sounded like a blower fan
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

It should be clicking ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you talking about the valve?
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Yes

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No i dont hear the valve clicking
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

i would replace this valve before going any further and try activation again

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where is it at?
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

On left hand side in engine bay you should see the charcoal canister (black box) follow pipe from this unit towards inlet manifold and there will be a valve this is the part

Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Rechecking my info and im not sure thats correct im gonna opt out see if another tech can be more sure

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
More sure on what?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

Hello there I'm Wolfgang here to help. On your modis do you have euro loaded or is this from obdii? Second I do need a vin # ***** get the factory repair info and diagrams. FYI I'm a factory Vw master tech. Thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is the vin
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have euro
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What else do you need?
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

Ok i see in your convo that you have activated the air pump. In that same way you will need a stethoscope and set the scan tool to activate the secondary air valve. That valve is located on the back of the motor where the pressure pipe is connected to. Activate the valve and there should be some clicking there. If not then the valve is no good and needs to be replaced. Now since you are there replace the plastic pipe also that goes to the valve. They get brittle and crack. The pipe kit and valve get from the dealer because of updates to the parts.

Then clear faults. Start the car and then turn it off. Start car again Then with scan tool go to expert mode then 01 engine electronics then 04 basic settings then enter 200. Then activate on. Then gas and brake at the same time and hold till done to perform the tests.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is that it?
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

Correct!

Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I havent got the part yet ill let you know what happens
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 year ago.

got it!!!