OBDII Code List

P2279 VOLKSWAGEN - Intake Air System Leak

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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P2279 VOLKSWAGEN Possible Causes

  • Check for intake leaks
  • Faulty Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
  • Faulty PCV system

First diagnose P2279 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 P2279 VOLKSWAGEN code

    Labor: 1.0

    The 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.

P2279 VOLKSWAGEN 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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