Why does my EPC light and engine light keeps coming on?

Asked by Jun 26, 2017 at 10:20 PM about the Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2012 VW Jetta with 65k miles. I just had a tune up and oil change.
Because I thought that was the problem. But after driving home on the
highway doing about 80 mph my epc light started to blink again. Soon after
my engine light came on. I pulled off the highway and into a gas station and
turned me car off.after loosing some power, my car act and sounded like it
would shut off. I let it sit for about 10 mins and I turned it back on. Now my
check engine light is on and it wont't go off. I have no idea whats going  on
but I would love some advice.

2 Answers

293,325

Since the CEL is on, there are fault code stored in the system. You need to scan the car to find out what the codes are. You can have a local auto parts store scan them for you for free, buy a scanner or have a mechanic do it. Post the 4 digit codes back here, (ex. P0171 ) and we can help you with more advise on what to look at.

4,505

COULD BE COIL OR PLUGS, 80% OF THE TIME.

Your Answer:

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

  • #1
    Goodwrench707
    Reputation
    2,680
  • #2
    Deathjam4
    Reputation
    2,290
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,670
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
47 Great Deals out of 918 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Civic
90 Great Deals out of 5,472 listings starting at $2,395
Used Volkswagen GTI
8 Great Deals out of 223 listings starting at $4,450
Used Honda Accord
30 Great Deals out of 1,753 listings starting at $2,800
Used Volkswagen Golf
28 Great Deals out of 978 listings starting at $2,436
Used Toyota Camry
36 Great Deals out of 2,231 listings starting at $1,856
Used Toyota Corolla
112 Great Deals out of 4,259 listings starting at $1,840
Used BMW 3 Series
70 Great Deals out of 2,091 listings starting at $2,500
Used Audi A4
33 Great Deals out of 731 listings starting at $3,000
Used Nissan Altima
27 Great Deals out of 1,247 listings starting at $2,995
Used Mazda MAZDA3
43 Great Deals out of 2,778 listings starting at $2,980
Used Chevrolet Cruze
70 Great Deals out of 7,656 listings starting at $2,495
Used Volkswagen CC
9 Great Deals out of 97 listings starting at $4,450
Used Ford Focus
37 Great Deals out of 2,518 listings starting at $2,534
Used Volkswagen Tiguan
33 Great Deals out of 1,596 listings starting at $5,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.