Volkswagen Diesel Engine Emissions Issue EA189

(30/11/2015, Type: News)   View other Articles     [Add Your Own Article]

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Volkswagen has presented specific technical measures for the Diesel EA 189 engines affected with a displacement of 1.6 and 2.0 litres. This means that correction measures have been fixed for the majority of the vehicles affected.

VW TDI Diesel Engine Emissions Issue Fix

VW 1.6 TDI Diesel Engine EA189 Emission Fix
A “flow transformer” will be fitted directly in front of the air mass sensor on the 1.6-litre EA 189 engine. This is a mesh that calms the swirled air flow in front of the air mass sensor and will thus decisively improve the measuring accuracy of the air mass sensor. The air mass sensor determines the current air mass throughput, which is a very important parameter for the engine management for an optimum combustion process. In addition, a software update will be performed on this engine. The time needed for the implementation of the technical measures is expected to be less than one hour.

VW 2.0 TDI Diesel Engine EA189 Emission Fix
The 2.0 litre engines will get a software update. The pure labour time for this measure will be around half an hour.

What VW Cars and Engines Affected by Diesel Emissions Issue ?
Since the beginning of October, all Volkswagen customers have been able to check for themselves whether their vehicle is affected by the diesel issue.

At website http://www.volkswagen.co.uk/owners/emissionsinfo every customer can enter their vehicle identification number to obtain clear information.

VW Group have also provided a YouTube video explaining the issue.

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