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P2181 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for May 2008

Cooling System Performance

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P2181
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M13
P2181: Cooling system performance. ... departed tech, with a code P2181. First it had A ECT (green), code reset, then a tstat and water pump (impeller was broken). Code still came back , changed the tstat and ECT again just in case . Now 1500 miles later the code is back. It is full of coolant ...
May 28, 2008
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK21YX3
P2181: . ... coming back with a p2181 (18613) code (cooling syatem performance). Thermostat, & ect were replaced with factory parts. I am open for any ideas. Thanks
May 28, 2008