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I have a passat vr6 96 model. 00561 is the fault code, i have replaced the 0xygen sensor and the engine speed sensor, my car is still playing up. It starts cold and runs great, when the engine gets up to tempreture and you turn it off for an hour or so it will not start again. Any help would be great

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This code reads "Mixture Adjustment Control" which could be O2 sensor or even MAF (mass air flow) sensor in air intake. Your gas/air mix is not being set properly by the computer due to faulty info from engine sensors. but after replacing the sensors if the problem still exists then check for vacuum leaks and clean the throttle body with carb cleaner.


As per the error (00561) it indicates Mixture Adjustment Control.

According to auto-data you should be checking the following. low fuel (is tank near empty), fuel pump pressure, intake and exhaust system leaks, engine misfire, MAP sensor, MAF sensor filament burn off, heated oxygen sensor, EVAP canister purge valve, injector, and engine oil contamination by fuel.

Also check what is your fuel pump pressure reading. it should be 2.5bar and upto 3bar under full load.if its very high you should check the fuel pressure regulator and the fuel return line and adjust the pressure.

Recheck all the possibilities 1 by 1.


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Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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