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Code 1545 well I had a problem with the alternador and after installed the new one the car isn't running good, so I did the OBD and pulled the code 1545 and don't know what is?

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  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    hello fellow mechanics, i been having problems with my 99 passat. it revs to about 2 rmp and dies. code 1545 is what i get. just wondering if thier is a way to reprogram the tp with the ecm without using scan tool. thank you much

  • Emil Golen Jul 24, 2008

    Same thing here!

    99 passat, battery was low so I had to jump it to get it started. From that point on it would not rev over 1400 rpm. You can rev it to there and it cuts off back down to idle. If you blip the throttle you can get it run at a faster rpm (3-4K) for a brief second but it always goes back down to idle. I got the battery issue resolved but it never went back to it's normal self. I get a 1545, 0004 and 1300 code.




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This could be as simple as a dirty throttle body not allowing the throttle to settle properly, although there have been a lot of problems with the fly by wire throttles which required the unit being renewed.



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It's means - Throttle Pos.Control Malfunction, but my guess is that your problem is elsewhere I'd check all the vacuum lines and rubber connectors around the throttle body near the valve cover, especially if they are the braided hose type.

This was/is quite a common problem.

Good luck,

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