P1018

P1018

Intake Manifold Runner (Bank 2): Lower Limit not reached

Possible Symptoms

  • Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) ON

Possible Causes

  • Fuse(s) faulty
  • Wiring and/or Connector(s) from/to Intake Manifold Runner Motor 2 (V275) faulty
  • Intake Manifold Runner Motor 2 (V275) faulty
  • Intake Manifold Flap 2 faulty

Possible Solutions

  • Check Fuse(s)
  • Check Wiring and/or Connector(s) from/to Intake Manifold Runner Motor 2 (V275)
  • Check/Replace Intake Manifold Runner Motor 2 (V275)
    • Perform Output Test
    • Perform System Test using VAS 6395(A) when applicable
  • Check Linkage between Intake Manifold Runner Motor 2 (V275) and Intake Manifold Flap 2 Movement, Rust and when necessary use Lubricants to repair it. If the Flap is still sluggish, also lubricate the Flap Bearings.
  • Check/Replace Intake Manifold Flap 2

Tech Notes

  • When found in Audi A4 (8E) OR Audi A6 (4F) OR Audi A8 (4E) OR Audi Q7 (4L): 2.7l and 3.0l V6 TDI s
    • See TPI 2016504 for Details.
    • The VAS 6395(A) is needed for testing and replacing the V275 motor.

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