Volkswagen Cars 2000-05

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Trouble Code: P0600



Serial Communication Link (Data BUS) Message Missing

Possible Causes:



ECM has failed
 
CAN data bus wires have short circuited to each other
 

Trouble Code: P0601



Internal Control Module Memory Check Sum Error

Possible Causes:



Battery terminal corrosion, or loose battery connection
 
Connection to the ECM interrupted, or the circuit has been opened
 
Reprogramming error has occurred
 
ECM has failed and needs replacement. Remember to check for Aftermarket Performance Products before replacing a ECM.
 

Trouble Code: P0602



Control Module Programming Error

Possible Causes:



During the VID reprogramming function, the Vehicle ID (VID) data block failed during reprogramming wit the Scan Tool.
 
Battery terminal corrosion, or loose battery connection
 
Connection to the ECM interrupted, or the circuit has been opened
 
Reprogramming error has occurred
 
ECM has failed and needs replacement. Remember to check for Aftermarket Performance Products before replacing a ECM.
 

Trouble Code: P0604



Internal Control Module Random Access Memory (RAM) Error

Possible Causes:



Battery terminal corrosion, or loose battery connection
 
Connection to the ECM interrupted, or the circuit has been opened
 
Reprogramming error has occurred
 
ECM has failed and needs replacement. Remember to check for Aftermarket Performance Products before replacing a ECM.
 

Trouble Code: P0605



ECM Read Only Memory (ROM) Test Error

Possible Causes:



An attempt was made to change the module calibration, or a module programming error may have occurred
 
Clear the trouble codes and then check for this trouble code. If it resets, the ECM has failed and needs replacement.
 
Aftermarket performance products may have been installed.
 
The Transmission Control Module (TCM) has failed.
 

Trouble Code: P0606



ECM Internal Communication Error

Possible Causes:



Clear the trouble codes and then check for this trouble code. If it resets, the ECM has failed and needs replacement.
 
Remember to check for signs of Aftermarket Performance Products installation before replacing the ECM.
 

Trouble Code: P0614



ECM / TCM Incompatible

Possible Causes:



TCM failed
 
ECM failed
 
Circuit shorting between ECM and TCM
 
Replacement control module ID doesn-t match old control module ID
 

Trouble Code: P0628



Fuel Pump "A" Control Circuit Low

Possible Causes:



Fuel Pressure Regulator Valve is faulty
 
Fuel Pressure Sensor is faulty
 
Fuel Pump (FP) Control Module is faulty
 
Fuel pump is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0638



Throttle Actuator Control Range/Performance Bank 1

Possible Causes:



Throttle Position (TP) sensor is faulty
 
Throttle valve control module is faulty
 
ECM is faulty
 
Circuit wires have short circuited to each other, to vehicle Ground (GND) or to B+.
 
Accelerator pedal module is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0642



Sensor Reference Voltage "A" Circuit Low

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0685



ECM Power Relay Control Circuit Open

Possible Causes:



Generator has failed or is damaged
 
Fuel pump relay is faulty
 
Circuit is grounded to power or chassis
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0686



ECM/PCM Power Relay Control Circuit Low

Possible Causes:



Generator has failed or is damaged
 
Fuel pump relay is faulty
 
Circuit is grounded to power or chassis
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0687



ECM/PCM Power Relay Control Circuit High

Possible Causes:



Generator has failed or is damaged
 
Fuel pump relay is faulty
 
Circuit is grounded to power or chassis
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0688



ECM/PCM Power Relay Control Sense Circuit Open

Possible Causes:



Generator has failed or is damaged
 
Fuel pump relay is faulty
 
Circuit is grounded to power or chassis
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0700



Transmission Control System Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0702



Transmission Control System Electrical

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0704



Clutch Switch Input Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0705



TR Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0706



TR Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0710



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



ATF is low, contaminated, dirty or burnt
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Voltage supply for Engine Control Module (ECM) is faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) is faulty
 

Trouble Code: P0711



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Signal Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



ATF is low, contaminated, dirty or burnt
 
TFT sensor signal circuit has a high resistance condition
 
TFT sensor is out-of-calibration ("skewed") or it has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0712



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input

Possible Causes:



TFT sensor signal circuit is shorted to chassis ground
 
TFT sensor signal circuit is shorted to sensor ground
 
TFT sensor is damaged, or out-of-calibration, or has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0713



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input

Possible Causes:



TFT sensor signal circuit is open between the sensor and ECM
 
TFT sensor ground circuit is open between sensor and ECM
 
TFT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0714



Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Intermittent

Possible Causes:



TFT sensor signal circuit is open between the sensor and ECM
 
TFT sensor ground circuit is open between sensor and ECM
 
TFT sensor is damaged or has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0715



Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



TVSS signal circuit is open
 
TVSS signal is shorted to chassis ground
 
TVSS signal is shorted to sensor ground
 
TVSS assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0716



Input Turbine/Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



TVSS signal circuit is open
 
TVSS signal is shorted to chassis ground
 
TVSS signal is shorted to sensor ground
 
TVSS assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0717



Transmission Speed Shaft Sensor Signal Intermittent

Possible Causes:



TSS connector is damaged, loose or shorted
 
TSS signal circuit has an intermittent open condition
 
TSS signal circuit has an intermittent short to ground condition
 
TSS assembly is damaged or is has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0720



Output Shaft Speed Sensor Circuit

Possible Causes:



After market add-on devices interfering with the OSS signal
 
OSS connector is damaged, loose or shorted, or the wiring is misrouted or it is damaged
 
OSS assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0721



A/T Output Shaft Speed Sensor Noise Interference

Possible Causes:



After market add-on devices interfering with the OSS signal
 
OSS connector is damaged, loose or shorted, or the wiring is misrouted or it is damaged
 
OSS assembly is damaged or it has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0722



A/T Output Speed Sensor No Signal

Possible Causes:



After market add-on devices interfering with the VSS signal
 
VSS sensor wiring is misrouted, damaged or shorting
 
ECM and/or TCM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0725



Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction

Possible Causes:



The TCM circuit is shorting to ground, B+ or is open
 
TCM has failed
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0726



Engine Speed Input Circuit Range/Performance

Possible Causes:



Engine speed sensor has failed
 
Circuit is shorting to ground, B+ or is open
 
Sensor wheel is damaged, run out or not properly secured
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0727



Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal

Possible Causes:



Engine speed sensor has failed
 
Circuit is shorting to ground, B+ or is open
 
Sensor wheel is damaged, run out or not properly secured
 
ECM has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0729



Gear 6 Incorrect Ratio

Possible Causes:



ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0730



Gear Incorrect Ratio

Possible Causes:



ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Solenoid valves in valve body are faulty
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0731



Incorrect First Gear Ratio

Possible Causes:



1st Gear solenoid harness connector not properly seated
 
1st Gear solenoid signal shorted to ground, or open
 
1st Gear solenoid wiring harness connector is damaged
 
1st Gear solenoid is damaged or not properly installed
 
ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0732



Incorrect Second Gear Ratio

Possible Causes:



2nd Gear solenoid harness connector not properly seated
 
2nd Gear solenoid signal shorted to ground, or open
 
2nd Gear solenoid wring harness connector is damaged
 
2nd Gear solenoid is damaged or not properly installed
 
ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0733



Incorrect Third Gear Ratio

Possible Causes:



3rd Gear solenoid harness connector not properly seated
 
3rd Gear solenoid signal shorted to ground, or open
 
3rd Gear solenoid wiring harness connector is damaged
 
3rd Gear solenoid is damaged or not properly installed
 
ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0734



Incorrect Fourth Gear Ratio

Possible Causes:



4th Gear solenoid harness connector not properly seated
 
4th Gear solenoid signal shorted to ground, or open
 
4th Gear solenoid wiring harness connector is damaged
 
4th Gear solenoid is damaged or not properly installed
 
ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

Trouble Code: P0735



Incorrect Fifth Gear Ratio

Possible Causes:



5th Gear solenoid harness connector not properly seated
 
5th Gear solenoid signal shorted to ground, or open
 
5th Gear solenoid wiring harness connector is damaged
 
5th Gear solenoid is damaged or not properly installed
 
ATF level is low
 
Circuit harness connector contacts are corroded or ingressed of water
 
Circuit wires have shorted to each other, to battery or ground
 
Automatic Transmission Hydraulic Pressure Sensor 1 has failed
 
Transmission Control Module (TCM) needs replacing
 
Transmission Input Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 
Transmission Output Speed (RPM) Sensor has failed
 

 
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