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New member trying to fix P1557

Discussion in 'New TDI forum member introductions' started by flipbwoi, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. flipbwoi

    flipbwoi New Member

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    Hey guys, need some posts to view an article to see how to adjust the actuator arm properly.

    Installed the wastegate, but not sure if it's at the proper length. I'm getting p1557 as the error when hitting over 3000rpm at 3rd or over 120km/h -ish...
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  2. Keithuk

    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    Welcome to the forum. welcometomyturbodies

    This is a common code if you search.

    VAG Error Code: 17965
    EOBD II Error Code: P1557

    Fault Location:
    Charge Pressure Control - Positive deviation

    Possible Cause:
    Reduced power output.
    Limp mode.

    Boost Pressure too High.
    Hoses/Pipes incorrectly connected, disconnected, blocked or leaking.
    Charger Pressure Control defective.
    Variable Nozzle Turbo (VNT) nozzles stuck.
    Solenoid Valve for Boost Pressure Control (N75) defective.

    Possible Solutions:
    Check Hoses/Pipes to/between Components.
    Check Solenoid Valve for Boost Pressure Control (N75).
    Check / Clean / Replace Charge Pressure Control.
    Check / Clean mechanism for variable nozzles.

    As taken from my http://www.myturbodiesel.com/forum/f9/free-eobd-ii-error-codes-software-2919/
  3. flipbwoi

    flipbwoi New Member

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    Thanks for replying, i've actually seen this on many other forums. I have read the guides on here too. Trying to eliminate things one by one. The actuator is new so can't be that. Might be vacuum or turbo vanes (=S..). We'll see...
  4. Keithuk

    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    Well the common thing as in the limp home mode is Check Hoses/Pipes to/between Components easy enough and cheap enough to check and replace.

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