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    Thread: need help code p3130

    1. 12-07-2004 08:12 PM #1
      need help with code p3130, what is it and what can be done to fix it '01 TDI

    2. 12-07-2004 08:15 PM #2
      p3130 = iminent trasmission failiure

      usually results in replacement of transmission with in a few days id say maybe weeks


    3. 12-07-2004 08:22 PM #3
      by the way i was joking. check the technical forum the can help more than we can

    4. 12-08-2004 01:36 AM #4
      means your car is gonna blow up like in the FnF with the blue flames from the NOS.

      just a second let me grab my bently but if i remember correctly is has something to do with a glow plug circut problem...either you have a short or a glow plug is about to go


    5. 12-08-2004 01:46 AM #5
      ok the bently doesnt have engine codes in the P range *p codes are SAE scan tool codes not VW specific. but it doesnt have a P3130 but i can tell you that P0313 *you may have mistyped it i dont know* but thats the misfire code but i dont know how that would happen on a diesel. who knows.

      still think its a glow plug thing


    6. 12-08-2004 06:40 AM #6
      P means its along the lines of the powertrain. The 0 is generic (most companys other than vw will have a 1 instead for manufacture spicifiic codes) As far as knowing what the code is....I don't have my software at home. I will check up on it later and get back.

    7. 12-08-2004 08:18 PM #7
      its definetly p3130 as per snap on scanner under generic obd II "undocummented code" thats all thats availlable here nearest vw dealer is 6hours away any help would definnetly help

    8. 12-08-2004 08:22 PM #8
      According to the Bentley CD, there is no P3130 code for a MKIV. Are you sure the number is correct?

      Gary


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