Hidden Cylinder for Volkswagen

This bulletin applies to all 2008-2015 Volkswagen vehicles equipped with multi-port fuel injection. If DTC P130A is stored in the ECM, this “Hide Cylinder” code indicates that excessive misfiring has occurred. As a result, the ECM has turned off one or more fuel injectors to prevent catalyst damage. To address this fault, diagnose and repair all misfire concerns that are present. 

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Mike received a BA degree from Youngstown State University in English Literature with a minor in Journalism in 1975.