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P2279 Diagnostic Trouble Code Discussion for January 2013

Intake Air System Leak

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Trouble Ticket Help Requests for DTC P2279
Help Request Posted
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3VWCD31Y14
P2279: air intake leak. On a cold start engine misfires for short time then smooths out, once it smooths out it will run fine under all driving conditions. I noticed that the secondary air pump runs on a cold start and it shuts off about the same time that the engines misfires stop. ...
January 01, 2013