The EPC warning light in a Volkswagen means that there is a problem with the engine. The EPC warning light can be found in many cars and not just Volkswagen cars.Continue Reading
EPC stands for Electronic Power Control and it signals that the car needs to be repaired immediately. It should be fine and have enough power in order to drive to a dealer or car repair shop, but it should not be driven anywhere else. The vehicle's throttle might also be limited in power as a built-in mechanism to help protect the engine. This should be taken into consideration when driving.
Some Volkswagens have ESP in the car system. ESP is an Electronic Stability Program and it works by automatically turning the car off when it senses this problem. It will then flash its own indicator light in order to indicate the "off" condition of the car. Once the EPC light and problem is addressed within the car, the EPC and ESP lights will go off and the car will be drivable once again.Learn more about Transmission
As of 2016, Volkswagen transmission codes for 020 four- and five-speed gearboxes include GN for four-speed vehicles to model year 1980, and GC and GN for four-speeds from 1981. Code ACH covers VW's 1985 model 1.6-liter diesel-powered vehicles, and 4S, AOP and AGS are the codes for 1986 through 1990 1.6-liter diesels. CLK covers 01M four-speed automatic transmissions in the 2.0L Golf/Jetta III and the Passat from 1995. Volkswagen uses dozens of transmission codes for its vehicles.Full Answer >
The EPC light on a Volkswagon Jetta is the Electronic Power Control indicator, which comes on when the vehicle experiences a motor malfunction. The purpose of the EPC light is to alert the driver to engine trouble so that the driver can take steps to avoid further damage to the vehicle.Full Answer >
Some Volkswagen error codes are 16599-P0215 (engine overspeed condition), 17704-P1296 (cooling system malfunction), 18274-P1866 (data bus powertrain missing messages), 16486-P0102 (mass or volume air flow/low input) and 17988-P1580 (throttle actuator B1 malfunction). A full list of diagnostic trouble codes, or DTCs, can be found in the Volkswagen owner's manual or at www.bentlypublishers.com.Full Answer >
Tractor warning lights indicate to other vehicles the movement of a tractor, or these lights may designate a problem within the tractor's engine. For instance, the manual of a John Deere tractor shows that a warning light glows when the temperature of the transmission oil gets too high, when the pressure of the hydraulic oil goes too low and when the motor oil pressure gets low. Warning lights may indicate turning, stopping and slowing to other people.Full Answer >