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P0686 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for August 2012

Engine Controls Ignition Relay Control Circuit Low Voltage

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P0686
Help Request Posted
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSB69M42
P0686: Ecm power relay control circuit j271 - short to ground. The vehicle at times will start and run fine for about 2 minutes then cut off and wont restart. We loose the ignition system when this happens. The vehicle still has injector fire when it wont restart. No coil fire when it cuts off and wont restart.
August 14, 2012