is it save to drive

Asked by Mar 06, 2013 at 01:36 AM about the 1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

vwjetta2.o 1996 check light code16885 is it save to run the car

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If the CEL is steady and not flashing, it is safe to drive. The rich fuel mixture may damage the O2 sensor and catalytic converter. Do not drive a car with a flashing CEL. -- I'm not recognizing "16885" as a valid code.

It will have a "P" followed by 4 numbers, and even if you take out the '1' and use 'P' there is still no 6885 on the VW OBDII chart ..or P1688, I tried several variations and nothing

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