code 1496 on my 96 volkswagen golf gti


Asked by Jan 23, 2016 at 07:00 PM about the 1996 Volkswagen GTI Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i checked my engine light and the code 1496 came up. Do you guys know
what this code is? I've looked it up c couple times but have a lot of answers
and don't know which is which.

4 Answers


Possible causes p1496:>............ - Faulty EGR Valve - EGR Valve harness is open or shorted - EGR Valve poor electrical connection Possible symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

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Sweet thank you


I don't think my gti has a EGR valve


Do you know what the first letter is of the code then?

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