Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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NOTE
The 5 digit code groups are used with a diagnostic tester. The 4 digit code groups are the flashing codes.

00000 or 4444 No faults in memory

00281 or 1231 Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) signal is missing

00282 or 1232 Throttle actuator solenoid or wiring harness

00513 or 2111 Engine RPM sensor signal is missing

00514 or 2112 Ignition reference sensor signal is missing

00515 or 2113 Hall sender signal is missing

00516 or 2121 Idle switch has open short in circuit

00517 or 2123 Full throttle switch

00518 or 2212 Throttle position sensor

00519 or 2222 Manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor

00520 or 2232 Air flow sensor signal is missing

00521 or 2242 CO potentiometer

00522 or 2312 Engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor

00523 or 2322 Intake air temperature (IAT) sensor

00524 or 2142 Knock sensor 1 signal is missing

00525 or 2342 Oxygen sensor signal missing

00527 or 2412 Intake air temperature (IAT) sensor has open/short in circuit

00532 or 2234 Supply voltage is too high

00533 or 2231 Idle speed regulation out of limit

00535 or Both 2141/2142 Knock sensor or control program

00537 or 2341 Oxygen sensor signal out of limit

00540 or 2144 Knock sensor 2 signal is missing

00543 or 2214 RPM exceeds maximum limit

00545 or 2314 Engine/Transmission electrical connection

00549 or 2314 Fuel consumption signal

00552 or 2323 Air flow sensor signal missing

00553 or 2324 Mass Air Flow (MAE) sensor signal is out of range

00558 or NA Adaptive mixture control lean (Fuel injector leak, EVAP purge system)

00559 or NA Adaptive mixture control rich (vacuum leak)

00560 or 2411 EGR temperature sensor circuit

00561 or 2413 Mixture adaptation limits are out of range

00585 or 2411 EGR temperature sensor circuit (2.8L AAA engine only)

00586 EGR controlling system, EGR valve is sticking or false signals

00587 Adjustment limit mixture regulator is lean

00609 Ignition output 1 circuit

00624 A/C compressor engagement circuit has mechanical or electrical malfunction

00640 or 3434 Heated Oxygen sensor relay has open/short circuit

01025 - Malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) circuit

01242 or 4332 Output stages in engine control module (ECM)

01247 or 4343 EVAP frequency valve 1 has open/short in circuit

01249 or 4411 Fuel injector #1 circuit has open/short

01250 or 4412 Fuel injector #2 circuit has open/short

01251 or 4413 Fuel injector #3 circuit has open/short

01252 or 4414 Fuel injector #4 circuit has open/short

01253 or 4421 Fuel injector #5 circuit has open/short

01254 or 4422 Fuel injector #6 circuit has open/short

01257 or 4431 Idle Air Control (IAC) valve has open/short in circuit or a mechanical malfunction

01259 or 4433 Fuel pump relay is faulty or short circuited

01265 or 4312 EGR frequency valve has open/short in circuit

65535 or 1111 Engine Control Module (ECM) is defective

0000 End of output

NA Not Available

 
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