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P2279 VOLKSWAGEN - Intake Air System Leak

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3 What does this mean?

Possible causes

  • Check for intake leaks
  • Faulty Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
  • Faulty PCV system
What does this mean?

Possible symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P2279 VOLKSWAGEN Description

The Engine Control Module (ECM) has detected a vacuum leak into the engine. The ECM monitors the air passing through the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor, a vacuum leak means that unmetered air is entering the engine without passing through the MAF.
OBDII Code P2279 Volkswagen - Intake Air System Leak -

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