P0281 VOLKSWAGEN - Cylinder 7 Contribution Balance
- Dirty Fuel Injector 7
- Faulty Fuel Injector 7
- Plugged Fuel Injector 7
- Fuel injector 7 harness is open or shorted
- Fuel injector 7 circuit poor electrical connection
Tech notesClogged or partially clogged fuel injector can cause this code. Start by performing an injector flush before replacing the injector.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Engine Misfire
- Engine Run Rough
- Low MPG
P0281 Volkswagen DescriptionCode P0281 is triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects that the acceleration rate of the crankshaft for Cylinder 7 was less than a calibrated amount. During normal conditions, the ECM turns the Fuel Injectors ON and OFF in the Fuel Injection System.
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