AutoCodes - Volkswagen - P0361 VOLKSWAGEN

P0361 VOLKSWAGEN Code - Ignition Coil 11 Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3
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|P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code possible causes

  • Faulty Ignition Coil 11
  • Ignition Coil 11 harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Coil 11 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How do I fix the P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

|Cost of diagnosing the P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code detected?

Each ignition circuit is continuously monitored by the Engine Control Module (ECM). The test fails when the ECM does not receive a valid pulse signal from the ignition coil.

|What are P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of Power
  • Engine may be harder to start
  • Engine hesitation
  • Rough engine idle

|P0361 VOLKSWAGEN code description

The ignition system on the vehicle uses individual ignition coils for each cylinder. The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls each ignition coil operation. The ECM sends a ON/OFF signal to energize the ignition coil to create a spark at the spark plug when a spark is required at the cylinder.
OBDII Code P0361 Volkswagen - Ignition Coil 11 Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction - AutoCodes.com

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