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Hi I have a vw 2010 beetle and it has come up with error message "main relay (j271) electrical malfunction: p1517" can you kindly advise how to fix? Many thanks Rach

Previously I was getting tool sign, then Ecu and then the car slowed down and had to put my foot down to try and keep the car going. Hubby cleared error codes. Drove car seemed ok but error message came up, don't won't to drive until problem is fixed. Thanks for your help.

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