P2279 VOLKSWAGEN - Intake Air System Leak
P2279 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes
- Check for intake leaks
- Faulty Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
- Faulty PCV system
How do I fix code P2279 VOLKSWAGEN?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.
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Cost of diagnosing the P2279 VOLKSWAGEN code
Labor: 1.0The cost of diagnosing the P2279 VOLKSWAGEN code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
P2279 VOLKSWAGEN DescriptionThe 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.
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