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P1296 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for December 2009

5-Volt VREF Supply Not Present

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P1296
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWCB21C61
P1296: Engine Coolant Temp Sensor Open / Short To B. Came in with multiple codes, changed coolant temp sensor and drove fine for few trips (small trips) then started running rough, idle hunting customer also said they noticed it seems to use more fuel. Drove a few times to get check engine light and now have the...
December 07, 2009