Question about 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio
For the Volkswagen cars the Throttle body is actuated by a motor and sensor. The motor opens and closes the throttle at idle to allow more or less fuel in as needed. Over the miles as the car engine ages and accumulates dirt the Engine control unit has to push the motor rod out a little further to allow more air into the engine. The P1582 code is thrown when the motor of the TB is at its end of travel and cannot go any further. If you are VERY technical and DIY with cars you can possibly clean it but its a laborious task. Here are instructions for a Jetta (you have similar engine) and has its dangers for further damage. http://faculty.ccp.edu/faculty/dreed/campingart/jettatech/p1582/index.htmOtherwise it might be best to have yoru dealer or mechanic replace the Throttle body and clear the code. The repair will require VAGCOM a Volkswagen software program to recode teh ECU and set timing, mixture, etc after eitehr cleaning or replacement. The lin
Posted on Jun 06, 2010
I used seafoam a lot ran it through and ran the car for 20 miles to get rid o f the smoke. Then the code went away. Works like a champ. I do have a concern it feels like the tranny takes a long time to shift
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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