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What does letters EPC mean when it lights up on dashboard


Usually EPC, means electronic pressure control. This is a solenoid inside the transmission. Very common replacement part. Being it is a VW, it could be some thing else. Have the codes read and repost.

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Electronic pressure control solenoid circuit p1745. Check engine light on 2000 ford escort, 4cl, automatic. Advance auto told me it was a dealer part but I can't find it on any of the ford websites?...


Here is what the service manual says about the EPC solenoid, the processor looks at allot of different inputs to command the solenoids, such as Throttle Position Sensor, Vehicle Speed Sensors, Transmission Range Sensor and RPM signal, The PCM controls the shift patterns for the transmission. Electronic Pressure Control (EPC) Solenoid
The electronic pressure control (EPC) solenoid is located on the main control valve body and is controlled by the PCM. The EPC controls line pressure used to apply and release clutches and bands in the transmission.
The 2-3 shift solenoid is located on the main control valve body and is switched on and off by electrical signals from the PCM. The 2-3 shift solenoid activates the 2-3 shift valve which controls the automatic shifting between second and third gear. Second gear is established when the 2-3 shift solenoid is switched on. The 2-3 shift solenoid is switched off when vehicle speed increases and requires a second to third gear upshift.
The 3-4 shift solenoid is located on the main control valve body and is switched on and off by electrical signals from the PCM. The 3-4 shift solenoid activates the 3-4 shift valve which controls the automatic shifting between third and fourth gear. Third gear is established when the 3-4 solenoid is switched off. The 3-4 shift solenoid is switched on when vehicle speed increases and requires a third to fourth gear upshift.

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WHAT'S EPC MEANS ON THE DASHBOARD


EPC = Engine Power Control it's the engine control module yellow warning light.
You need access and erase the EPC memory by DTC (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) using diagnostic equipment connected to the data link connector of the car, in order to reset the EPC, and turn off the EPC yellow light.

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89 240sx ka24e auto trans does not engage


sounds like a auto box fault to me,,if its doing nothing and wont rev,past,,2000rmp this is about all it should rev at when doing a "stall test" the gear box may be locked up if it is and you keep reving the guts out of you will burn out the gear box up,,,have you tryed jacking up the rear wheel of the car to see if its not the diff that locked up

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 The MIL and EPC light are permanently on while I am driving and I was made to understand that there is malfunction on the emission system which has made the performance of the engine not to...


Get the MIL code scanned at your local auto parts store and post it back here. The EPC light is related to your brake light switch. That is a recall item from the dealer.

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Car dies-hard to start


EPC= electronic pedal control it is a sensor and is located in front of the brake pedal . Depress brake with one hand ,the sensor with the other and release fast. this should disengauge the EPC lock listen for a thunk made by the EPC lock disengaging.

Go to auto zone. They will use a code reader to help you find exact component or components having errors. If its not the EPC.
it sounds like your mass air sensor or the throttle control sensor may be bad. Your gas and air may not be mixing properly thus causing your car to sputter, hesitate, and idle rough. It could be some other thinks like a bad plug or wire etc. Good Luck hope this helps. Please rate me if this helps thank you.

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Epc light comes on ,on dashboard when engine is running


what is the epc light that comes on? What does epc stand for?

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2004 Volkswagen Pointer After servicing the EPC light on the dashboard is illuminated. What does EPC stand for? How do I fix it?


EPC stands for Electronic Power Control - part of the dreaded auto computers.

My 1st suggestion would be to use a ODB II - analyser and read any codes in there. If you don't have one handy or with a friend, go down to a local friendly auto shop ie Checker and ask to borrow one of there's for a few moments.

Write down any codes and look up on the net. Reset any codes on the computer while you are there.

A stop gap method is to disconnect the battery on the car for 10 minutes and hook up again. This forces the computer system to reboot - that may cure the problem also.

Doug

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